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My Research

The My Research feature enables you to create a temporary list of law library resources and HeinOnline articles.

You can email this list or export it to RefWorks (see link below for more information on RefWorks). You can also save lists of law library resources permanently to your law library account using the My Lists feature.

To add resource records and articles to My Research:

  • Click the basket icon to the right of an entry
  • To view entries in My Research, click "View Cart" to the right of your saved entries, or the “My Research” link in the upper right corner of the screen

To email a list:

  • From the My Research screen, click Email and follow the prompts
    • Note: when you click a HeinOnline article link from the resulting email, the article opens in HeinOnline

To export a list to RefWorks:

  • From the My Research screen, click Export to RefWorks and follow the prompts
  • You will be prompted to login to RefWorks
    • If you are new to RefWorks, you must sign up for an account

To save lists of records:

You can save lists of law library resources permanently to your law library account using the My Lists feature. NOTE: you cannot save HeinOnline articles to My Lists.

See the My Lists box at the right for instructions on saving lists of materials.

Note:

  • My Research is a temporary list. If you don’t save records in My Research to My Lists, you will lose those records if you close your browser or log out of your account.
  • You don’t need to be logged into your library account to add records to My Research. You do need to be logged in to save records in My Research to My Lists.

My Lists

My Lists is a permanent list of materials that is stored in your law library account.

How to Create a List

  1. You must add records to My Research first; follow the steps at the left to add records to My Research
  2. From the My Research page, click the “Save to List” link
    • If you are not yet logged in to your library account, you will be prompted to log in
  3. The first time you use My Lists, you will be prompted to create a list (for example, death penalty)
  4. In the future, you can add records to any of your lists or create a new list

How to Access Lists You Have Created

  1. If you are already logged in, click your name (upper right of the screen)
    • Tip: right-click your name and select"Open Link in New Tab" so you can easily return to your search results
  2. Click "My Lists"
  3. Click a list to view. From here you can:
    • Email the list
    • Move records to another list
    • Rename the list
    • Delete records from the list

How to Email Lists:

  1. From a list, click Export My Lists
  2. Your list will open in a new window
  3. Select the format for the list and your email address and click submit
    • NOTE: Select only the "full display" or "brief display" formats

Circulation & Access Services

Judge Kathryn J. DuFour Law Library / 3600 John McCormack Road N.E., Washington, DC 20064 / 202-319-5155