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Online Search Mehdi Osooli M.S.C in Epidemiology Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics School of Public Health Tehran University of Medical Sciences Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
1.Select Databases List: Use the select databases list to specify which of the open Reference Manager databases to search, or all open databases. 2.Internet Search: To search Reference Manager databases, do not select the “Internet search” option. See Chapter 6 for more information about remote searches using the Internet Search command. 3.Online Session Log: The online session log records your complete session when you connect to a remote database. 4.Start Search (F12): Use the binocular icon to start a search using the parameters entered on the Search window. 5.Strategy Files: If you frequently run the same searches, you can save the search strategies and later load them when you need them.
6.Last Searches: Click the Last Searches icon to display a list of recent searches that were run since the database was opened for this session. 7.Browse (F3): When you select an indexed field to search, you can use the Browse list to select and insert a term into the Parameter column from the corresponding Term list. 8.Insert Parameter (Alt+I) & Delete Parameter (Alt+E): Use this icon to add or remove a line from the search window. 9.Clear All Entries (Alt+L): Use the eraser icon to clear the Search window so you can create a new search strategy. 10.Sub parameters: Use the AND (F6), NOT (F7), and OR (F8) buttons to insert logical connectors between terms on a line. For more information about these connectors, see “Connecting Search Items with “And,” “Or,” and “Not”” on page 178.
Search window is temporary!!! you should copy references from search database into your main database otherwise they will be lost with closing search window. you should copy references from search database into your main database otherwise they will be lost with closing search window.
After retrieving references you should copy them to a database and then you can close search window. 1.When Search window is active 2.Click right on reference list display 3.Choose close…
Automatically reference manager will be opened & ask you for a database to import references
Export & Import References from Online Databases
Download or Export citations from OVID Web Gateway 1. Do a search. 2. Click on “Display” to see your search results. 3. Click on “Citation Manager.” The Citation Manager is located at the bottom of the title display page.
Citations. Specify which references you’d like to download. Fields. The default fields are the citation and abstract fields. If you’d like to use the MESH headings as your keywords, choose “Citation+ Abstract+ Subject Headings.”
Direct Export Use this option if you’d like to directly export the references into Reference Manager (You need to have Reference Manager 9.x in order to use this option). If you own previous versions, use the “Reprint/Medlars” format when downloading.)
Choose this format in order to import the downloaded file to a reference management program. Reprint/Medlars
Action Save Click on this button when you chose to “Direct Export” or download as “Reprint/Medlars” format. 4. The citations you chose will be either directly imported or saved as cites.txt in the subdirectory of your choice.