You can manage your search results in many ways. View the Search results video tutorial to learn more about managing and refining your search results.
|Specify the number of results per page||View an individual record in Detailed format|
|Edit your search||Show or hide preview|
|Select records in search results||Sort search results by Relevance, Date, Author, Source, or Publisher|
|Highlight search terms in results||Email, print, or download records|
|Save documents to a personal folder||Select records in search results|
|Review cited by counts in Scopus||Run a new search|
|View Search history||Use Numeric filter|
|Create alert||Save search|
|Results tab||Subscribe to an RSS feed|
Click the magnifying glass icon located to the right of the Search box. Your search is rerun.
Edit your search terms as needed in the Search box(es), and click the magnifying glass icon to run the search.
Click the Results tab at the top of the page from any Results list to return to the previous screen.
Email alerts are messages sent every Friday after each weekly database update that contain any new records that match a saved search query. You may have a total of 260 email alerts and saved searches at one time. You must be a registered user with a person account and logged in to create alerts.
The total number of alerts that you have created displays to the right of the Alerts tab at the top of the page.
If you want to see the alerts that you have created, click Alerts at the top of the page to access the Alerts & Saved Searches page.
You can save a search query for future use. Once you save a search, you can view, rerun, modify, change the name, or delete it. You must be registered and logged in to Engineering Village to save searches.
|Note||If you want to see the searches that you have saved, select the Alerts & Saved searches page from the additional options menu at the top right side of the page.|
You can subscribe to an Engineering Village RSS feed that contains information from your search query.
The Display drop-down in the bar beneath the search query allows you to specify how many results you would like to display per page.
The default is 25; you can increase this total to 50 or 100. You may change this default option on the Results tab of the My preferences page.
To change the default number, from the Display label, click the number 25 or the down arrow, and select either 50 or 100 from the drop-down. The page refreshes with the new number of results displayed. Your new setting stays throughout your session, regardless of how many searches you run, until you end your session.
Relevance (from most to least relevant) is the default sort method. You may change this default on the Results tab of the My preferences page.
Additionally, you may choose to sort your results using one of the methods listed below by selecting the desired option from the Sort on: drop-down list located above the search results.
The availability of these sort options depends upon the database(s) you have selected for your search.
Additionally, records can be sorted on the Selected records page.
Engineering Village allows you to select records in the Search results by the following:
Once selected, the records are transferred to the Selected records page. You can add up to 500 records. Click Selected records in the top navigation bar to open the page and work with your selected records.
You can select records on one page, go to another page and select additional records, and refine your search results. All records you select, regardless of which page, can be emailed, printed, downloaded, or saved depending upon which option you select.
Up to 5,000 results can be retrieved from any search. The display indicates the number of results that were located, but only the first 5,000 are available to be selected.
Search terms in a result list are highlighted according to your My preferences settings. All settings selected on the My preferences page are default display settings that have been implemented when using Engineering Village.
You also have the option to change highlight settings from either the Abstract or Detailed page for Engineering Village content, but such settings are session based.
You must be a registered user in order to highlight search terms when conducting an Engineering Village search.
If you are a registered user and do not see this feature and would like to highlight search term text, please use the Engineering Village Contact form to request this feature.
These selections are added to the Selected records page.
Your records display on the Selected records page in the chosen format.
Each record title is a hyperlink to the record's abstract view. Click a record's title to open the Abstract view.
See Viewing Abstract details for further information.
Below a record's citation in search results, click the Detailed link. The page refreshes and the Detailed view of the record page opens.
See Viewing document details for further information.
Most records in a set of search results will have the option to view a text description of the record's content.
If a record has a preview:
A search results item may list Cited by counts within Scopus. If one or more Scopus cited by counts lists a record, the number will be indicated beside the Show/Hide Preview button.
See Cited by count from Scopus for more information.
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