Saving Results with Title Lists

Title lists gather and save information from your search results. You can create a working title list from your current search results, then print it, send it by e-mail, or save it to a disk. You have the following format choices for your lists:

Your working title list is available for your current session only. However, if you have a library account, you can create and save multiple title lists in association with your library account. Whenever you log in, you can see and work with your saved lists.

In working and saved lists, you can check multiple titles and move or copy them from a working list to a saved list or among saved lists, and print, email, or save to disk any list pages, as well as email the entire list. You can also check single or multiple titles to place hold requests on the selected title or titles, if your library offers this feature

See the following topics:

Create and edit a working title list

To build a working title list from your current search results:

  1. In the search results display, locate the title you want to add to the title list, and click Add to My List. The title is added to My Lists at the side of the page.

In the search results display, a Remove icon appears next to the Add to My List link. You can click Remove to take the title off the working title list.

  1. Repeat step 1 to add titles to the title list.
  2. To view information about the titles in the working title list, click Show list details at the side of the page. The titles on the list are displayed in the center of the page in Brief Bibliographic display format.

Note:
Each title in your title list is a link. You can click a title to launch a search for the title in the library catalog. (This feature does not apply to titles you may have added from databases other than your library catalog.)

  1. To change the display format, select a format in the Format list. If you select Brief Bibliographic or Full Bibliographic, you can choose to include availability information for each title. Select Local Availability or System Availability from the Include Availability list.
  2. To change the number of titles displayed on the page, click the arrow next to the per page number and select a number from the drop-down list.
  3. To change the sort order, click the arrow next to the Sort option and select a sort order from the drop-down list.
  4. If you want to delete one or more titles from the working title list, do one of the following actions:

Important:
The working title list remains in the at the side of the page until you delete all the titles on it, log out (if you have logged in), or close the browser window. If you are using the online catalog in the library and are concerned about your privacy, delete the working title list before you leave the workstation.

  1. If you want to use your working title list after your catalog session, you can save, print, or send it using the following procedures:

Save a title list in your library account

If you are a registered library user, you can log in to copy or move any titles from a working title list to a title list that is saved in association with your library account. You can have multiple saved title lists for different purposes; they are available to edit and work with when you log in to the online catalog. To create a title list that is saved with your library account:

  1. From one or several sets of search results, create a working title list. See Create and edit a working title list.
  2. At the bottom of the working list summary at the side of the page, click Show list details.
  3. Click Log in to save titles to your account at the top of the title list.
  4. Type your barcode or user name and password, and click Log In to submit the information. Your name and the Log Out link are displayed at the top of the page when you are logged in. The working list is again displayed in the center of the page.
  5. Click Create new saved title list at the top of the title list. The new list form appears.

Note:
If you have already saved title lists to your library account, these are displayed on the form and at the side of the page, under Saved Title Lists. You can also click Create new saved list in this area to create a new list.

  1. Type a name for your new list, and click Create List. The name cannot contain these characters: plus sign, single quote, double quotes, or backslash (\).

The working list is again displayed in the center of the page.

  1. Add titles to your new saved list using one of the following methods:
  1. To return to your current set of search results, click the Back button on the browser.

Related Information

Save a title list page to a computer drive or disk

If you are working from a remote computer, you can save the current page of your working title list or a saved title list to any available computer drive. If you are working at a computer in the library, confirm that the library permits you to save files.

Note:
You can only save the currently displayed page. If you need the entire list, email it. See Send a title list by email.

To save a title list page:

  1. Display the title list you want to save, using one of the following methods:

The titles on the list are displayed in the center of the page.

  1. Select the page you want to save.
  2. To change the display format, select a format in the Format list. The title list is displayed in the selected format.
  3. Click Printer Friendly at the top of the title list. The title list is again displayed in the selected format, but in the printer-friendly view. Extra page information has been removed.
  4. Click Save Page to Disk. The Save As dialog box opens.

Note:
This method works only with Internet Explorer. If you are using a different browser such as Firefox®, select Save in the browser’s File menu.

  1. Select the folder or disk drive in which to save the title list in the Save In box.

Note:
In the library, you may be limited to saving files to the disk drive only. In this case, insert a disk in the drive.

  1. Select the file format in the Save As Type box. You can save the title list as an HTML file viewable in a Web browser, or as a plain text (.txt) file.
  2. Type a name for the title list file in the File Name box.
  3. Click Save to complete the save operation.
  4. Click Back to Title List to return to the My Lists view.

Print a title list page

If you are working from a remote computer, you can print a title list page on any available printer. If you are working at the library, confirm that the library permits you to print, and determine which printer the library allows you to use. Your library may also charge a fee for printing.

To print a title list page:

  1. Display the title list you want to print, using one of the following methods:

The title list is displayed in the center of the page.

  1. Select the page you want to print.
  1. To change the display format, select a format in the Format list. The title list is displayed in the format you selected.
  2. Click Printer Friendly at the top of the title list. The title list is again displayed in the format you selected, but in the printer-friendly view. Extra page information has been removed.
  3. Click Print Page. The printer selection dialog box opens.
  4. Select the printer to use.
  5. Specify the number of title list copies to print in the Number of Copies box, and click OK to confirm your printer settings.
  6. Click Print. The printer dialog box closes and your title list page is printed.
  7. Click Back to Title List to return to the title list.

Send a title list by email

If you are working from a remote computer, you can send a title list page or your entire title list by email to anyone. If you are working at the library, and the library permits you to send email, sending the title list to yourself is a good way to keep title information without printing or saving it.

Note:
If your list is very large it may exceed the email size limit and you will see a message. If this happens, email individual pages from your list as described below.

To send your title list by email:

  1. Display the title list you want to send, using one of the following methods:

The title list is displayed in the center of the page.

  1. If you plan to email only the current page, select the page you want to email.
  2. To change the display format, select a format in the Format list. The title list is displayed in the format you selected.
  3. Click Email List at the top of the title list. The title list is again displayed in the format you selected, but in the printer-friendly view. Extra page information has been removed.
  4. Type the destination e-mail address in the box by the Email Page to and Email All to options.
  5. Click E-mail Page to to send only the current page, or click Email All to to send the entire list. The title list is sent by email to the destination address. A message at the top of the My Lists view informs you that the email has been sent.