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NS 204: Nursing Informatics

Database links, interactive tutorials, library jargon, and handouts.

Capturing the Search History

Before leaving your computer, save your search history as a reminder of what you tried that session.  A copy of this search history can be sent as part of emailing articles to yourself OR you can click the Print Search History link, choose the Edit feature, then Select All, then Copy, and then paste that table into Word.  The Print Search History link is highlighted in yellow in the next image.

 print search history 

Word may not accept the table well – often the right portion disappears off the page.

 

PC users:

  • Click inside the table
  • Click the image that looks like a plus sign found in the upper left corner.  See highlighted symbol in the next image 
  • Right click on the icon
  • Choose Autofit
  • Choose Autofit to Window

 autofit

 Mac users: 

  • Click inside the table.  Click the cross-hatch image highlighed above in yellow
  • Click on Table Design - Layout in top menu bar (purple arrow in image below)
  • Click the Autofit option (green arrow in image below)
  • Choose Autofit Window (yellow arrow in image below)

 Mac Auto Fit in Window