How do I find help on saving and downloading my research?

DOWNLOADING FROM WEB-BASED DATABASES THAT HAVE NO INTERNAL FILE-SAVING FUNCTION

  1. Use your browser's File Save function
  2. Select the correct directory
  3. When you have the text you want on the screen, go to Netscape's or Explorer's File Menu and choose Save As or Save Frame As
  4. Give your file a name and a txt extension to save the articles as plain text and to delete the HTML coding
    • Hint: If Adobe Acrobat opens, you have a pdf file; see "Saving Adobe Acrobat files" below
  5. Click on the drop-down menu to change the File Type to All Files. Click OK
  6. You can then open this file in any text or word processor
    • Hint: If you have a "Save Frame As" option, your text is within a frame. Be sure to click in the text area you want to save before starting the file-saving process

SAVING ADOBE ACROBAT FILES

When you have the report on the screen in Adobe Acrobat format:

  1. Click on the disk icon at the top of the pdf file
  2. Give your file a name
  3. Make sure you are saving it as a pdf file
  4. Click OK

You cannot save these files as plain text or HTML. Use Adobe Reader to open your files.

EMAILING RESEARCH FROM WEB-BASED DATABASES THAT HAVE NO INTERNAL EMAIL FUNCTION

Use your Web Mail account and send the file(s) as an attachment.


Or

  1. First save the document as a file. See above
  2. In the browser, click on File, and then on Send Page
  3. Put your email address in the To: box and give it a subject (optional)
  4. Click on Attach, then choose File
  5. The User directory should open. If it doesn't, work your way up the directory tree until you see it
  6. Highlight your file name and click Open
  7. Click on Send

If you require further assistance, please feel free to contact us.

Last Updated: Dec 17, 2019     Views: 7

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