Océano Discovery Library (English): My favorites

My favorites

Once logged in with our @deusto or @opendeusto user and password, we may access "My favorites" area inside Océano:

This section includes:

  • Saving searches and records
  • Setting up alerts for saved searches
  • Reviewing and saving the search history

Keep records in My favorites

When clicking the “pin” icon located to the right of each search result, the system places that record in the "My favorites" section. To maintain those records saved it is necessary to be logged in; otherwise, the selection will be lost once the window is closed.

When a reference has been added, the “pin” icon will appear crossed out:

It's also possible to add several documents to My Favorites simultaneously, by clicking on the box to the left of each title an then on the "pin" icon at the top-right hand side of the page: 

Seeing kept records

To see the records that have been saved into “My favorites”, we need to click the “pin” icon at the top right hand side of the page.

From the list of records, we may click any title to access its detailed information.

Océano allows us to easily manage those kept records using tags.

What is a query?

A query is a word or phrase we specify in the search page to retrieve information. Océano allows us to:

  • View the current session’s queries and results.
  • Save a query from the current session in order to use it later.
  • Set up alerts on our saved queries to have them run automatically at scheduled times to provide us with updated results from queries

Saving queries

If we are signed in, we can save a query by clicking the “Save query” link above the list of results:

See saved queries/searches

To access a list of saved searches we should click on the “Saved Searches” tab from “My favorites” section.

Clicking on their name we can run that search anew, to see an updated list of results.

We may also create an alert for a saved search, so that it runs automatically and sends us an email with a link to the results. To do this, we must click on the “bell” icon to the right of each of the saved searches.

NOTE: Unless we sign in, we won’t be able to access the Saved Searches section.

What is an alert?

Océano allows us to set up alerts for saved searches: we will receive a notification by email when there are new results for the saved search.

Create alerts

To set up an alert, we will need to have saved a search beforehand:

Next, we should click on the link to “Turn on notifications for this query" and, in the pop-up screen, we will need to confirm the email address where we want to receive notifications:

Seeing and activating alerts

To see the alerts we have already created we should click on the “Saved Searches” tab from “My Favorites” section.

We may activate or de-activate alerts by clicking on the “bell” icon to the right of each of the saved searches:

What is labelling?

Labels (or tags) are words or phrases we can assign to documents to help us organise and retrieve them. Océano allows us to assign as many labels as we want to any given reference or to a group of references saved in “My Favorites”, under “Saved Records”.

How to apply labels

We may do the following:

  1. Assign an already existing label
  2. Create and assign a new label
  3. Delete labels

To do this, we will need to select the reference(s) to label, and click on the “Add labels” button:

  • There is an “Add labels” button below each reference to assign, add or delete labels individually
  • There is an “Add labels” button at the top of the page, next to “My Favorites”, to assign, add or delete labels globally when we have already selected a group of references

We may click on a label to retrieve all the documents to which we have applied that label.

To access our search history we'll click on the Menu button (or on our name if we've already signed in):

Once we've signed in we may save our searches permanently. To do that, we'll click on the "pin" icon: