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Discovery: Manage Your Results

Learn how to use the library search tool, Discovery.

Output options

Click on the title of any of your search results to see more details and the output options will be listed on the right.

Print Email Save

If you want to use this resource for your work you can Print, Email or Save it.

Export Cite

You can use the Export link to export the reference to EndNote or RefWorks.

Select the Cite option to see the citations formated in different styles, such as APA, Chicago and Harvard. This is useful as you can copy and paste the citations into your reference list.

Permalink

The Permalink option provides a persistent link to the item. You can use this to share the article with others. This is useful for group work.

Create an account with Discovery to Perma.ccnently save results

Sign in for My Stuff

Click Sign in for My Stuff at the top of the page to create a your own personal account with the database to save search results, searches and create alerts. You need to actively login to My Stuff to save your search results or searches for future access.

Click the Add to folder icon to add any of your search results to your folder.

When the result is added to your folder, the folder icon will look like this: 

Click the Folder link at the top of the page to access your folder. You can then browse, print, email, save and export the items in your folder.

Share your results

Click the Share link at the top right of your search results list to:

  • Save 20 search results at a time to your folder.
  • Save your search to your folder.
  • Setup an E-mail Alert or RSS feed for your search.
  • Copy a persistent link to your search.
  • Share your search on Twitter, Facebook or other social networking sites.
  • Email a link to download up to 25000 of your results.

 

 

Tip

In order to organise the results in your folder, create sub-folders:

  1. Click Sign in for My Stuff and access your folder.
  2. Click the New folder icon to the right in the My Custom section.
  3. Give the folder a name and click Save.

More information on creating custom folders