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Last Updated: Aug 22, 2011 URL: http://libguides.mpsaz.net/content.php?pid=210923 Print Guide RSS Updates

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Step by step instructions to set up folders in:

EBSCO

Facts on File

Gale-Global Issues

 

Important to Remember

Always LOG IN when you want to save in a folder. 

Always LOG OUT when you are finished. 

Otherwise, your articles will only be saved for that session and won't be there when you return later!

Saving Articles in Databases

 

Databases are a great way to find quality articles.  MPS subscribes to dozens of databases on almost every topic and you'll have access to even more through the local libraries. Doing a search on the Web will not always take you to the best sources or allow you to access good scholarly information to use for research.

While you are researching in databases, you might find several appropriate articles before choosing the ones you'll use for that particular assignment, especially if your research time in the library is limited.  How can you save those interesting articles without printing and wasting paper on every one?  Here's your answer!

Most online databases offer you the option of creating an account and saving your research in a folder.  This allows you to SAVE all your research (for years if you don't delete it) and return directly to your articles later.  Once you create an account, you will be able to use it anytime you search in that particular database.  And you can access it from home or school.

Use this libguide to learn how to do this in the three most often-used databases.

 

 

 

 

 

More Ways to Save Your Work

Working on a group project? 

Want to save your work and access it without worrying about flash drives or blocked email accounts?

Try these two web-based, free sites!

Google docs

Drop Box

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