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SERIES BROWSER

Introduction

The Series Browser allows you to view details of your currently chosen archival series or sub-series, along with a list of the documents within it. A grey tab directly beneath the black navigation bar shows the title of the chosen Series.

Details Panel

At the top of the page is a panel containing details of the currently selected Series or Sub-series of documents. This includes an image and a brief description of the Series, as well as other information such as Reference Number and details of the owner or holder of the original materials.

The details panel contains the following icons:

Add to Favourites icon

Add this Series or Sub-series to your personal Favourites. (NB Use of this function requires you to sign in with a user name and password.)

Meta Data/Information View icon

View the full metadata for this Series.

Results Browser

Below the details panels are listed the documents within the Series. If you have reached this page after searching for particular keywords, only those documents will appear that contain matches for your search terms.

At the top of the results is a grey navigation bar which tells you how many results are available, and provides you with some icons that allow you to navigate between multiple pages of results:

Page Selection icon

Jump between Pages (L-R: First Page, Previous Page, Page Selector, Next Page, Last Page).

The results themselves contain a brief overview of each document, including its title and a short description. Provided you are licensed to do so, you can access the contents of any document by clicking on the relevant title or the eye icon to its left.

Two icons can appear on the left of each row in the results table:

View This Item icon

Click to view the contents of this item.

Item Unlocked icon

This icon indicates items that you are licensed to view the images which comprise a specific item. If this icon does not appear, you will be unable to be unable to you open any of the documents to view them.

Searching within a Series

Using the Search Series keyword box near the top right of the details panel, you can restrict your search to the metadata for all items within the selected Series or Sub-series of documents.

As with Quick Search, the Boolean ‘AND’ operator is implied as the default. However, you may broaden your search by using ‘OR’; and truncation using the asterisk ‘*’ is also possible.

Refreshing the List of Series or Sub-series Contents

To refresh a Series or Sub-series after a keyword search in order to view all the documents within it, put your cursor in the Search Series box and hit the ‘Enter’ key or simply click on the diamond-shaped icon to the right of that box.