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Research Guides

LibrarySearch Tips

A guide to the University of Toronto Libraries' LibrarySearch platform

Pin Sources in My Favourites

To keep track of sources so you can return to them later, use the Pin Sources tool.

To use this tool, first sign in to your LibrarySearch Account. Then click on the push pin located in the top right corner of any item record as pictured below.

Item record for the book Indigenous Writes showing the Pin Sources feature location.

Alternatively, you can select a number of items and save them as a group using the push pin icon located at the top of your search results. 

Results list with three items selected using check boxes located to the left of each record. Image also highlights the push pin icon needed to save record groups.

Access your Saved Items

To view all saved sources, click the push pin located near the top right corner of the LibrarySearch page. 

LibrarySearch banner showing the location of the push pin Favourites icon

Organize your Saved Items

With all of your sources saved in My Favourites, you can easily sort and tag each item with one or more labels. Labels can be any word, phrase, or combination of characters. For instance, if you are a student, you might want to tag articles with a course code. 

To tag a source, click Add Labels. 

Saved records list in the My Favourites interface highlighting the location of the Add Labels option.

To add additional labels to a saved record or to remove a label, click the pencil icon. 

Saved item record indicating the location of the edit label feature.