Organizing Your Research
Using e-Shelf in Primo
E-shelf is your personal electronic “bookshelf” of UBC Library material. In e-Shelf, you can:
• Save and organize your search queries and results.
• Write notes about the material for your own use.
• Email, print or send e-Shelf material to RefWorks.
• Find due dates for material you have checked out on your library card.
• Check items you have requested from the library.
Accessing your e-Shelf Account
Select the “Advanced search” link.
Select the “Sign in” link.
Sign in using your last name and library card barcode.
Saving Materials on e-Shelf
To save material to your e-Shelf, select the “Add to e-Shelf” button listed in the record.
“Reading” your e-Shelf
The “My library card” link These buttons/drop-downs
provides you with information allow you to e-mail, print, or
about your library account (e.g. send your citations to
due dates, requests, etc.). RefWorks.
All items you add to your e- This is a list of material on To add your personal
Shelf will appear in the your e-Shelf. Select any comments/notes to items
“Basket” until you organize material from the list and on your e-Shelf, select the
them into folders. the full record will appear thought bubble icon.
To create a folder, select the icon. To move items into the folder, drag and drop the record(s) into the folder
from the main list.
To rename your folder, select the icon. To delete a folder, select the icon.
Deleting Materials from your e-Shelf
To delete records from your e-Shelf, check the box next to the record you want to delete. When you are ready to
delete, select the icon.