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Why use MyFavourites?

MyFavourites allows you to:

  • save your searches & set up search alerts
  • save the records of individual items you find in MultiSearch
  • view your search history

Saving records & searches

How to access MyFavourites

  • Sign into MultiSearch
  • Use the pin icon, or select MyFavourites from the drop-down menu under your name (top right-hand corner of the page).

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  • If you are not signed into MultiSearch then records and searches will be saved for the current session only.


Saving a search query

  • Sign into MultiSearch and run your search
  • Select the Save Query button at the top of your results list.
  • You will see a message to let you know that the search query was saved to your favourites.


Setting up search alerts 

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
  • Select Save.
  • The search will be re-run weekly and any new results will be emailed to you.


Viewing saved searches
  • Click on the MyFavourites icon  
  • Go to the Saved Searches tab.

  • The search is saved under the search terms you used. 

  • From here you can add or remove alerts and unpin to remove searches. 


How to save records
  • Select the Pin icon in the search results to save the record to 'My Favourites'. 

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  • When a result is pinned, the background of the record will change to light yellow.
  • To remove a record from MyFavourites, click on the Remove this item icon. 

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Viewing and organising Saved Records 
  • Go to MyFavourites and select the Saved Records tab.

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  • Add Labels allows you to add your own labels to your records.
  • Labels can only be viewed by you.
  • Select the record you want to add a label to, click the Add Labels pencil icon and assign the label you want to use.

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  • 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.

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  • To remove a label, click on the pencil icon then X to delete.


Search history

When signed into MultiSearch, your past 100 searches are saved in your Search History.

To access your search history:

  • select your name in the top right-hand corner of MultiSearch
  • then select Search History from the drop-down menu that appears.

Note that if you are not signed in, you can still view the search history of your current session. You will find 'Search History' in the 'Menu' options in the top right-hand corner of MultiSearch.