Setting up search alerts is easy in Google Scholar!
1. Do a search in Google Scholar and modify your search terms until you are happy with the results that you are getting.
2. Click on the Create Email Alert link in the left hand bar on the search results page.
3. Put in your email information and click Create Alert. (You do not have to have or use a Gmail account in order to recieve alerts from Google Scholar.)
4.You will have to fill out a CAPTCHA in order to prove that you are human.
5. You will receive an email at the address that you gave that will request that you verify the search alert. After you verify the search alert through the email, you will begin to receive the alerts.