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PowerSearch: Save & Cite Articles, etc.

Get Citation

Method 1: Copy & Paste

1. Do a search and you are now at the result page

2. Click the citation icon (look like a double quotation mark)

3. Choose MLA (8th edition) from the left hand side menu

4. Click Copy the citation to clipboard

5. Now, the citation was copied. You can paste the citation in your document.


Method 2: Send to RefWorks

1. Do a search and you are now at the result page

2. Click the "..." icon for getting further action

3. Choose RefWorks

4. You will be redirect to a webpage and ask for login your RefWorks account.

Save a Record by Email

1. Click the title from the result list

2. Select "E-mail" from the "Send to" options

3. Type in your email address and click send

4. Title record will be sent to your email address

Save (Favorite) Items

On a search results page, you can save (bookmark) one or more favorite item(s) during the session until you close the browser.


1. Click the "Pin" button for your favorite item in the search result page


2. The "Pin" button will be crossed once the item  has been selected


3. To go to "My Favorites" list, click the "Pin" button at the banner


4. All saved items are kept under Saved Records

Save Records & Export Citations in one-go

Using the "My Favorites" list, you can

1. Select the items you wanted to do further actions

2. Click the "..." button and the action you wanted such as export citation files in RefWorks, BibText, .RIS, and EndNote formats, and email item records

Create own tags (label)

Create own tag under Saved Records after you've logged in

1. Click "Add Labels" under an item record, or select the item and click "Add Labels" on the top


2. Type your own tag in the pop up “Add new label” box


3. New tag was created under an item record and became a Label for adding another item in the same tag


4. Check the items under same tag

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