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Company, topic, & industry alerts

How do I set up an alert for articles/new info on a specific company, topic or industry?
Last Updated: Dec 05, 2014  |  628 Views
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The following databases have alert capabilities that can help you stay up to date on areas of interest:

ABI/Inform:

  • Run a search on the company, topic, or industry you are interested in.
  • Click "Create alert" (above search results)

Business Source Complete

  • Run a search on the company, topic, or industry you are interested in.
  • Click "Share" (listed above search results), then "Email Alert."
  • Create a new account, then follow the instructions.

Financial Times

  • Set up an account if you don't already have one
  • In FT.com, click on "Tools" (upper right), then "Alerts Hub" to create and manage alerts.

Capital IQ

  • Once logged into Capital IQ, click on "Alerts" on the upper right of the screen.  
  • Enter the company you're interested in tracking, then follow the alert instructions.

SNL Interactive

  • When logged into your account, click on Apps to access the RSS Feeds page.

In addition, interested MBAs can sign up for Baker's Industry Highlights: biweekly newsletters curated by Baker librarians covering major players and HBS recruiters, analysis of trends in the industry and the competitive environment, and news of innovative products and services.

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