You can set up a personal account that you can use to save search results, persistent links to searches, saved searches, search alerts, journal alerts and web pages to your personal folder.

To set up a personal account:

  1. Click the Sign In in the top toolbar of the screen.
  2. From the Sign In Screen, click the Create a new Account link.Creating a New Personal Account
  3. The Create a New Account Screen appears with Personal Account entered in the Account Type field. Fill in the fields on the Create a New Account Screen. When you have completed the fields, click Save Changes.Create Personal Account ScreenWhen you create a new My EBSCOhost folder account, or are updating the existing password for your account, you are required to create a strong password.As you begin to enter a new value into the password field, the strength indicator will reflect how strong your password is using both color and strength value (red=weak vs. green=strong).

    When your password meets the requirements, the indicator displays that your password is strong and you can retype the password in the next field to confirm it.

  4. If all the information was accepted, a message appears that provides your user name and password. Click OK. You will be automatically logged in as a personal user. You should note the user name and password you created so you can log in at a future session.

If you have forgotten your password, you can submit your user name to retrieve your password.