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How do I link to or save search results?

Last Updated: Jun 06, 2017  |  252 Views

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Most databases have a way to save searches, but some require creating an account (Free!) with the database company.  For assistance contact a librarian.

SuperSearch and EBSCO Databases:

1.   After entering a search there is an option above the results that says "Share." 

2.   Click on that option and a small window will open.  A persistent link to the search is available for you to cut and paste or share in a variety of ways.

3.   You can also make a personal account with EBSCO so you can save articles to a personal folder. Look for the Sign In button at the top of any EBSCO database such as the library SuperSearch. Create a new account to be able to save your search history.

 Proquest Databases:

In a Proquest database (ex: Research Library) you must create a Proquest Research account to save your searches. 

1.   After entering a search there is an option below the search box and to the far right called "Save search/alert."  Click on it and select "Save Search".

2.   You will be prompted to sign in or create a Proquest Research account if you do not have one. 

3.   After creating your account you will then name your search.

SAGE Databases:

SAGE requires a SAGE journals account to save searches. 

1.   Click on "Sign in" at the top and then complete the registration process under the "Register for a New Account" area. 

2.   After entering a search, click on the Search Tab at the top and then Search History.  Find the search you want to save and click on "Add to Saved Searches." 

Answered by Chris SharpeBookmark and Share

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