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The University of Bolton Library

ICE Virtual Library

Using ICE content

Viewing an article

Search results in ICE Virtual Library show brief bibliographic information about the article. To view the abstract of a record, select See More.

A capital S or F in a coloured box at the end of a record’s title indicates that it is within the University’s subscription or freely available.

A subscribed article in ICE Virtual Library, highlighted with a capital S in an orange box

Note: no coloured box beside a record means that full text is not available.

To view the full text of an article, click on the title. The article will open as a web page. If you prefer to save the full text of an article as a PDF document, select the Open PDF option.

You can move through your results in Detailed View by clicking on Prev and Next record. If you navigate through records in this manner, you will need to click on the PDF Full Text option to view any articles available in full text.

To save or print, select the relevant icon on the PDF toolbar. 

Saving search results

To save results, you must first register with ICE by clicking on the Register option at the top right of the screen.

Once you have created an account, you can save a list of articles by clicking on Add to Favourites

To view saved references, click on the Favourites link in the My Account menu. You can now select and download references for printing or exporting to bibliographical management software such as RefWorks.

Options for exporting records from ICE Virtual Library, including RefWorks, EndNote and BibTex