Skip to Main Content

Research FAQs: Save articles and read later

Answering Students' Most Asked Library Questions

Saving Articles To Read Later

1. Create a log-in for the database you are using. Creating an personal log-in allows you to save materials to folders, organize your research, and even read materials later when you have more time. Creating a log-in only takes a few moments. 

2. Email the document and its citation to yourself as a pdf.

  • For EBSCO DATABASES: Click on the BLUE FOLDER next to each result you would like to email to yourself. NEXT, click on the GOLD FOLDER in the top toolbar. CHOOSE ALL and click on the EMAIL icon on the right hand side. Fill in your information, choose your citation type, and press send.
  • For ProQuest and other Databases Choose the articles you would like to email by clicking check boxes on the left side and then choose the SELECTED ITEMS link at the top of the results list. Now click EMAIL.

Saving Articles To Read Later

3. Save the article to LBC OneDrive. Access to this student server space is available by logging into your LBC email account. OR if you have a Google account, you can save materials right from the Library website to your account by clicking on the icon on the right hand tool bar.

4. Use a citation management tool to store, organize and format your sources!

5. Save the permalink: the permalink to any item can be viewed and copied via the icon on the right hand tool bar.

6. Download the Article (or print the article): Depending on the reader you have downloaded, there may be many options.