Answered By: Mallory Stark
Last Updated: Aug 12, 2019     Views: 1693

Company, topic, & industry alerts
How do I set up an alert for articles/new info on a specific company, topic or industry?


The following databases have alert capabilities that can help you stay up to date on areas of interest:


  • 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, click on "Tools" (upper right), then "Alerts Hub" to create and manage alerts.

Capital IQ (Note: Capital IQ is not available for MBA student use during the summer)

  • 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.

S&P Global Market Intelligence

  • When logged into your account, click on the Settings icon in the upper right corner, and select "Modify Settings, Alerts, and Portfolios".  You can create a company, keyword, or department alert.
  • Sign up for S&P Energy Alerts.  Topics include: Top News, Markets, Strategy, Events and Conferences.

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.