My Stuff

The My Content and My Searches options keep a record of the index cards and searches you have viewed in a single session.

To save this information between sessions, use My Work.

My Work enables you to:

  • keep a record of the index cards you have viewed most recently.
  • save and rename searches you have run.
  • retrieve the results of a saved search.

Signing up | Signing in | Signing out | My Work | My Folders | Most Recent | My Content | My Searches | My Account | Citing an item | Deleting items from a folder | Saving an item | Saving a search

Signing up

To keep a search record between sessions, you need to sign up to My Work.

Click Sign up in the top right corner of the window (just above the search box), and follow the instructions given.

Signing in

To use My Work you need to make sure you are signed in at the start of a session.

You are already signed in if your user name appears at the top right of the window.

If not, click Sign in and follow the instructions.

Signing out

To sign out at the end of a session, click Sign out, and follow the instructions.

My Work

To view your personalized work record, make sure you have signed in, then click My Work (above the Search box at the top right of the screen).

My Folders

Your work is organized into four folders:

Most Recent

This folder keeps a record of the books you have viewed and the searches you have run most recently.

To rename a search, click Edit, type your preferred name into the Title field (making a note if you wish), then click to save.

My Content

Any books you have chosen to save to My Work are listed here. The chapter/section is listed first, separated by a colon from the title.

My Searches

Any searches you have chosen to save to My Work are listed here.

To view any of the searches in the list, click on its title.

To rename a search, click Edit, type your preferred name into the Title field (making a note if you wish), then click to save.

My Account

Use this folder to change your password.

Citing an item

You can cite any item listed in the Most Recent and My Content folders. Click the Cite option (under the Action column).

You can choose from the formats: MLA, APA, and Chicago. The citations can be cut and pasted directly into academic work.

You may export citations to personal citation management packages in the following formats: EndNote, ProCite, ReferenceManager, RefWorks, BibTex, and Zotero (BibText).

Deleting items from a folder

To delete an individual item from a folder, click its Delete option (under the Action column). To delete more than one item tick the checkboxes of all the items you want to delete, then click the Delete button.

Books and search results can be saved to My Work so that you can return to them in later sessions.

Before saving a book or the results of a search, make sure you are signed in and that the appropriate book/chapter or Results list is dispalyed.

Saving an item

To save an item to My Work, make sure the index card you want is open at the section of your choice and click to save.

Saving a search

To save the results of a search to My Work, make sure you are signed in and that the appropriate Results list is displayed.

Click the disk icon. Edit the title of the search if you wish, and make any notes in the Notes field, then click Save.

The My Content and My Searches options keep a record of the books/chapters you have viewed in a single session.