Anatomy of the  Initial Search Screen
The initial search screen of the catalog.
The navigation bar
provides quick links to other library pages and your library account.
The Ask a Librarian link
provides you with multiple ways of getting in contact with a librarian -
including instant messaging.
The Databases link
directs you to the library’s subscription databases,
which are useful in finding articles.
The New Search link
will bring you back to this initial search screen,
and will not clear your search history.
The Help link
will direct you to help for the catalog.
The Library Home Page link
opens the library home page in a new tab or window.
The Start Over link
clears your search history and takes you back to the initial search screen.
The My Library link
directs you to login page for your library account.
Several types of searches are available.
Type of item search limiter is located in a drop down menu.
Sort results option is also located in a drop down menu.
Quick search tips for creating more exact searches.
For more information,  see the “Search Tips” slideshow.
Shortcuts to course reserves and Summit are available.
Services & features provide quick links to useful library pages.
The Hamersly Library blog feed is provided.
Related Slideshows <ul><li>Anatomy of Keyword Search Results Screen </li></ul><ul><li>Searching by Keyword </li></ul><ul><...
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Anatomy of the Initial Search Screen

  1. 1. Anatomy of the Initial Search Screen
  2. 2. The initial search screen of the catalog.
  3. 3. The navigation bar
  4. 4. provides quick links to other library pages and your library account.
  5. 5. The Ask a Librarian link
  6. 6. provides you with multiple ways of getting in contact with a librarian -
  7. 7. including instant messaging.
  8. 8. The Databases link
  9. 9. directs you to the library’s subscription databases,
  10. 10. which are useful in finding articles.
  11. 11. The New Search link
  12. 12. will bring you back to this initial search screen,
  13. 13. and will not clear your search history.
  14. 14. The Help link
  15. 15. will direct you to help for the catalog.
  16. 16. The Library Home Page link
  17. 17. opens the library home page in a new tab or window.
  18. 18. The Start Over link
  19. 19. clears your search history and takes you back to the initial search screen.
  20. 20. The My Library link
  21. 21. directs you to login page for your library account.
  22. 22. Several types of searches are available.
  23. 23. Type of item search limiter is located in a drop down menu.
  24. 24. Sort results option is also located in a drop down menu.
  25. 25. Quick search tips for creating more exact searches.
  26. 26. For more information, see the “Search Tips” slideshow.
  27. 27. Shortcuts to course reserves and Summit are available.
  28. 28. Services & features provide quick links to useful library pages.
  29. 29. The Hamersly Library blog feed is provided.
  30. 30. Related Slideshows <ul><li>Anatomy of Keyword Search Results Screen </li></ul><ul><li>Searching by Keyword </li></ul><ul><li>Browsing Collection </li></ul>

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