Alerts are automated email notifications you create to deliver new content as it becomes available in Proquest.
Instructions on setting up an Alert are provided in this tutorial.
Note: While it is not necessary to open a My Research account to utilize the Alert feature, not doing so will prevent you from modifying the search after it is created.
Set up a My Research account when using any Proquest database including ASFA. With the My Research account you can:
My Research is located at the top right hand of the search screen.
Follow these instructions to set up your free My Research account in ProQuest.
My Research tutorial, from ProQuest, instructs users on setting up an account.