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Library Search guide: Favorites and history

Help with using Search, the Library's discovery platform

My Favorites

Favorites allows you to save and organise items you find during your Search session, View saved searches & search your history.

Note: You must sign in to access My Favorites.

Saving and removing items from My Favorites

When you click the favorites icon for an item in the search results the system adds the item to your favorites list.

item record with the favorite icon circled

 

Click the favorites icon again to remove a record.

Item record with the 'remove the pin' option circled

 

Viewing and maintaining My Favorites

To view and maintain the My Favorites page click on the icon in the far right-hand corner of the search page.

close-up of the top-right corner of the Search screen with the 'Go to my favorites' icon circled

 

Choose which tab you wish to view: Saved Records, Saved Searches or Search Histrory

Sample My Favorites screen

 

Adding labels 

You have the option to assign a label to the saved records. This helps to organise the results for easier viewing. 

Click Add Labels, choose from the available labels or add a new label. 

sample record in My Favorites with 'Add labels' option circled

 

You can then view the saved items in that label.

item record with labels on its right circled