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Yes you can save citations you've found searching databases for articles.
If you're searching from the Articles & Databases page, you can save individual article citations from those databases that are federated (that you can search simultaneously). You can tell which these are because they will automatically be checked upon accessing a category.
To save Records:
- Search and find results
- Click on the "save this record" link and the text will change to "record saved" and the option of labeling your item will appear.
- Your saved records are stored in the "Save this Record" section of The Arch, on the right of the screen. You can export these records to RefWorks, EndNote, Zotero, or you can email them to yourself.
You can create your own collection of databases by searching for individual database titles using the search box, and adding them to your collection.
To add databases:
1.Click on the "add databases and edit" link upon entering the "My Saved Databases" section of The Arch
2.Click on the "add databases" link and a search box will appear, prompting you to search for databases by name
3.Add databases by clicking on the green icon beside each database name
4.Once you've added the databases you've chosen for your collection, you can choose to make your collection public or private. The default for each collection is public but you can click on the private link to make it visible only to you. If you choose to make your collection public a URL will be generated for you
5.Select the "I'm done editing" link and you'll see your collection of databases. To remove-click the red x box beside each database. To name the collection, enter the collection name in the "change collection name" box above your collection
I want to distribute some selected readings for my class not included in the textbook. What are my options for making these readings available? Is there any limit to how much of the readings I can use?
As a rule of thumb, you may copy a limited percentage (approximately 10%) of the book as a PDF (or other digital file) for your course. This would typically meet the guidelines for fair use. If you continue to use the PDF materials in subsequent semesters for the same course, you'll need to request permissions or consider creating a course pack. Alternately, you may request the entire book be placed on reserve at the library. If a requested book is not in the library's collection, the library will order it.
What is a coursepack? How do I create one?
If you know in advance that a course you are teaching will require a number of journal articles, individual book chapters or other materials and you want to require students to read or otherwise use such materials, you must create a coursepack. For information on creating coursepacks at NYU please see: http://www.bookstores.nyu.edu/faculty.services/course.packs.html
The Arch The Arch is a subject searchable database tool. By selecting a subject or category, you can view databases specific to that subject area, and search them individually or simultaneously for articles
Log in using your NetID and password. For help with logging in, see the ITS NetID page at: https://start2.nyu.edu/ibin/start0.cgi. Logging in allows you to create your own set of databases to search or embed in a page, and allows you to save individual articles found when searching databases.