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Point of Care Reference Centers - Saving Searches

If enabled by your library administrator, you can set up a personal account within EBSCO's Point of Care Reference Center interfaces (Nursing Reference Center, Patient Education Reference Center, Rehabilitation Reference Center).

You can save searches, retrieve and reuse them, and print them as needed.

To save searches:

  1. Click the Search History/Alerts link at the top of the Result List.

  2. From the Search History/Alerts Screen, click Save Searches/Alerts. The Saved Search/Alerts Screen appears.

    Note: If you have not already signed in to your personal folder account, you will be prompted to do so.

  3. Enter a Name and Description for the search. (For example, mysearch1)

  4. In the Save Search As field, select one of the following:

    • Saved Search (Permanent)
    • Saved Search (Temporary 24 hours)
    • Alert - If you selected Alert, additional fields are available. For more information, see Saving a Search as an Alert.
  5. To save the search, click Save; otherwise, click Cancel. You are returned to the Search Screen.

You can retrieve your saved searches and alerts and edit and reuse them.

To retrieve searches:

  1. From the Search History/Alerts Screen, click Retrieve Searches.

  2. If you have not already logged into your personal account, you will be prompted to log in. Enter your user name and password; or click Cancel and return to the Search Screen.

  3. The Saved Searches area of your folder displays.

  4. Click on the Retrieve Saved Search link for the desired search.

To print search history:

  1. From the Search History/Alerts tab, click Print Search History. A browser window appears with the search history formatted for printing.

  2. On the browser toolbar, click the Print icon. To close the browser, click the x in the top right corner of the window.