The following databases allow you to save a search and receive updates about new content on your topic periodically. Typically, these searches are saved on the publisher's server, so you can access and modify these saved searches at any computer.
ABC-CLIO - step-by-step instructions
Cambridge Scientific Abstracts (CSA) - select Search Tools, then Alerts for instructions
EBSCOhost - step-by-step instructions
ISI Web of Knowledge - see Personal Profile for instructions
WilsonWeb - Provides access to the databases Biography Reference Bank, Art Index Retrospective, Essay and General Literature, and Readers' Guide Retrospective. See Create Alerts and the Help manual for instructions.
Browse the help and what's new sections in other databases to see if they offer similar services.