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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
Searchable collections of electronic resources are available through
Find Articles Via Databases.
To get to the Library's subscription databases, e-journals and e-books when you are off-campus, you will automatically be asked to log in to the NYU EZProxy Server using your NYU NetID and password.
Access Refworks from the Articles via Databases section of the libraries website. Refworks is listed among the "popular databases." From the login page, follow the link that says "new to Refworks?" and sign up for an individual account."
For help using RefWorks, see the RefWorks Guide
Within the "Folders" menu in RefWorks, select the option to "share folder." You will see a complete list of your folders, with adjacent buttons that each say "share folder." Simply click the "share folder" button to a generate a URL that you can email to students or copy and paste into Blackboard as an external link.
I have a citation for an article I'd like to add to Blackboard for my students to read. How do I find and add this article to Blackboard?
To see if we have the article, go to the Article Linkerâ form and fill in as much of the article information as you have (title, author, journal title, volume, etc)
I'm having trouble linking to an article I found in an e-journal. Can I just download the PDF and place it on my course LMS?
The Library always attempts to get the broadest academic rights when licensing e-resources. Our recommendation is that you create persistent links to e-journal content, rather than download PDFs. For information on creating persistent links
If I add content to my Refworks folder after I link to it in Blackboard, do I need to re-insert the link, or will it automatically update?
You don't need to re-insert the link. The link that you initially place into Blackboard will always go to the most current version of your Refworks folder.
- If the database provides full text, there will be a full-text link or graphic with the citation. Each database is different in how they provide a link to articles, but you should see an option to "copy link" or "create durable link" within the article information. Copy that link into Blackboard. In order for your students to access this article off-campus, you'll need to add a URL prefix to the URL provided by the database. Copy this prefix (https://ezproxy.library.nyu.edu/login?url=) to the front of the article URL (no spaces) and your students will be able to access the article from on or off campus.
- If the database does not provide full-text, but only indexes the citation, you should see a link below the citation that says " Check for availability." Clicking on the link provides you with a screen giving details on how to find the article in full-text. On the top right of the screen there is a URL (Example: URL: http://getit.library.nyu.edu/go/45324). Add this to your Blackboard page
Refshare is a specific feature within RefWorks that enables you to share folders with anyone. The RefShare feature simply generates a URL for a folder you would like to share. You can give the URL to anyone, even if they don't have RefWorks accounts.
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.