How-to

Save material to My Research

Material can be saved to My Research from within Student, Advanced, Timelines, and Discover. This allows users to stay organized and compile sources into one easy-to-access place! These can then be shared as pathfinders or via email.

You must have a My World Book Account to use My Research. To learn how to create an account, click here


Find and save material in Student

  • On every article this can be found under Tools→ Save. Users can create a new project on the spot, or save to an existing project by clicking Select a Project.
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  • For multi-media, click the save icon.
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  • The link below can be used to save material from the search results page.
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  • Anywhere this icon appears, a user can click to save to My Research.
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  • Citations created in the citation builder can also be saved to My Research.
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  • To learn more about how to use My Research in Student click here

Find and save material in Advanced

  • On every article this can be found under Tools→ Save. Users can create a new project on the spot, or save to an existing project by clicking Select a project.
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  • On media, click the blue arrow to reveal a menu and details about the media. Then click Save to My Research.
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  • The link below can be used to save material from the search results page.
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  • For some source types in search results, such as maps, you will see the option to save multiple maps at one time. Check the box next to maps you wish to save, then click Save.
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  • Anywhere this icon appears, a user can click to save to My Research..
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  • Citations created in the citation builder can also be saved to My Research.
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  • To learn more about how to use My Research in Advanced click here

If a user has created a pathfinder from a My Research project, they can save additional material to the pathfinder with these same actions. After selecting Save to My Research, simply select the pathfinder under Select a Project.

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Find and save material in Timelines

Any timeline, World Book created or created by a user, can be saved to My Research.

Open the timeline, then click save in the top right. From here, either create a new project or select an existing project to save this timeline to.

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Find and save material in Discover

  • When a user conducts a search in Discover, they are presented with a list of results. The list defaults to encyclopedia articles, but a user can change the type of media by selecting a different type from the side menu.
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  • After selecting a result type, users can save multiple items to My Research at the same time. Simply check the boxes next to the items you wish to add, click Save to My Research and select a new or existing project.
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  • For an individual item, click on the result and select Save to my research in the top menu.
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  • Citations created in the citation builder, can also be saved to My Research.
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