Managing Search Results

View search results by entering search terms in the keyword box and/or drop-down menus and then clicking on the search button.

View article details by clicking on the title link.


Sort results by using the “Sort by” drop-down menu to sort results by author, title, source, year of publication, research design or rating. The default order for search results is by level of evidence (research design) and then by rating score.


Move between results page by using the “Prev”/”Next” buttons to navigate between search results pages.

Add articles to your selected articles list by checking the box at the right of the reference or use the select all check box at the top.

View your selected articles list by clicking on the “Show selected articles” button.

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Remove articles from your selected articles list by clicking the check box on the right of each article to select articles that you wish to remove from your “Selected articles” list and then use the “Refresh” button. Note: The selected articles list will increase each time you add an article during your searches, to clear the list completely you need to click on the “Clear selection” button.


Clear your selected articles list by clicking on “Clear selection” button. If you do not clear your selected articles list, the number of selected articles list will grow each time you do a new search and add an article.

Print a list of articles by clicking on the “Print” icon.

Email articles by clicking on the “Email” icon and entering your email address.

Save articles to your computer by clicking on the “Save” icon. This will create a text file (.txt) that you can then save to your computer.

To export articles to EndNote, follow these steps:

1) Click on the “Export” button.
2) A window will open asking you to either save or open a file, select the open file option.
3) An EndNote file on your computer will open.
4) To import references into EndNote, choose reference manager (ris) from the list of filters.