How to access MyFavourites -
Sign in to MultiSearch and use the pin icon or select MyFavourites from the drop-down menu under your name to see your MyFavourites page.
If you are not signed in to MultiSearch then records and searches will be saved for the current session only.
To save individual records from your search results click on the Pin to MyFavourites icon on the record you want to save.
Once a record from your search results is pinned to MyFavourites, it will display with a light yellow background instead of a grey background.
To remove a record from MyFavourites, click on the Remove this item icon.
On your MyFavourites page, select the Saved Records tab to view, organise and label the records you have saved.
Add Labels allows you to add your own labels, viewable only by you, to organise your records. Select the record you want to add a label to, click the Add Labels pencil icon and assign the label you want to use.
Labels you have created appear on the right-hand side of the screen. If you click on a label, all of the records with this label will display.
To remove a label, click on the pencil icon then X to delete.
Saving a search query -
From your search results you can save a search by clicking on the Save Query button at the top of your results list . You need to be signed in to save a query. You will see a message to let you know that the search query was saved to your favourites.
To receive an alert when new results are added to your search, select Turn on notification for this query, enter the email address you want the alert sent to and select Save. The search will be re-run weekly and any new results will be emailed to you.
Each search is saved under the search terms you used.
From here you can add or remove alerts and unpin to remove searches.
Search history -
You can view the Search History of your current session by selecting the swirly clock icon.
This will take you to the Search History tab of your MyFavourites page.
is an app that lets you read, browse and follow thousands of scholarly journals available through Macquarie University Library.
Other TOC services...
Keeping up to date in your subject area is an important element of academic work and study. There are a variety of tools you can use to do this.
You can set up alerts in many databases (and in Google Scholar) to receive different types of notifications including
When searching in library databases look for features like 'Journal Tracking' in JSTOR and 'Create alert' in Google Scholar to set up and save alerts.