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Tools to Share, Cite, and Save an Item

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Get a Link to Share/Save an Item


To generate a link for your item, click the share icon.

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Select Create Link from the pop-up window. 

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Email an Item


To email an item record, click the share icon. 

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Select the Email tab in the pop-up box.

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Enter the email address into the field and hit Send. If there is a PDF of the article available, the PDF will be sent in the email as well. 

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Cite an Item


The cite button is found above the title of the article and appears as a double quotation mark. 

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Once you click the icon, a pop-up box will appear. Select your preferred citation style and click Copy to clipboard.

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Note: Always double-check your citations against the style manual. See our Citation Styles Guide for more citation help. 


Save an Item to your EBSCO Account


You are able to save items to your EBSCO account for later viewing. Once you find an item you want to save, select the save icon.

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Make sure you are signed in to your EBSCO account by selecting MyEBSCO at the top of the screen. 

*If you are not signed in and you save an item, it will not save for the next time you log in

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Accessing Your Saved Items

Select Saved from My Dashboard to access your saved items. 

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