We upgraded Library Search over the weekend, and the new release introduces improved personalisation. You no longer need to sign in to personalise your search results, you can now do it right from the results screen:
Just click on “Edit” under “Personalize your results” and you’ll see the personalisation options:
Once you’ve made your selection, click OK to refresh your search results.
Note that personalisation does not restrict or limit results to the subject areas selected. But it does change the relevance ranking, so that results matching your preferred subjects are more likely to appear at the top of the screen.
To turn of the personalised ranking, click X on the button at the top of the results list: