Medical Sonography: Manage results

Capture results

It is important that you keep track of relevant results you capture in databases. Being organised and managing your results will save you time when writing your assignments.

Scopus email or print [Source: Scopus]Email or print records in Scopus:

  1. select the records you want by ticking the box
  2. go to the More...option
  3. Select either Email or Print and follow the prompts

 

Send to option [Source: PubMed, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed]Email PubMed records:

  1. select the records you want by ticking the box
  2. go to the Send to option
  3. select the E-mail option and follow the prompts

 

To save your searches in most databases you need to create a free, personal logon.

Save your search in Scopus:

  • Create a free, personal account for Scopus if you do not already have one.
  • Run your search.
  • Select Save button at the top of the page.
  • Your search will save.

You can delete or edit your saved searches. Sign into Scopus (top) and select MyScopus.

Save your search in PubMed:

Alerts allow you to:

  • automatically receive updates through emails or RSS feeds about new evidence in a particular area.
  • save you time as you do not have to re-run searchers.

Many databases allow you to set up alerts for your topic / keyword searches. Visit the Library's Alerts page to find out more.

Scopus alerts:

  • Create a free, personal account for Scopus if you do not already have one.
  • Run your search.
  • Select Set alert (bell icon) at the top of the page.
  • Follow the prompts to create the alert.

You can delete or edit your alerts. Sign into Scopus (top) and select MyScopus.

PubMed alerts:

CINAHL alerts:

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Manage your references

Bibliographic management software can be useful for helping you manage and organise your references throughout your studies. It allows you to:

  • store your references in the one 'Library'
  • organise references in groups
  • quickly add (export) references into your 'Library'
  • easily find the full text of references
  • automatically create in-text citations and a reference list when writing assignments

The Library subscribes to the following software which you can use for free:

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