Selecting and Viewing Items

How do I locate page hits?

Search for your desired keyword or phrase. Select any text from the search results list. When the item record opens, click on Page Hits in the green navigation bar near the top of the screen. A list of pages containing your keyword or phrase will be returned.

Tip: If the text you selected is in PDF format, only one page hit will be indicated regardless of the number of pages that contain your keyword(s). Download the PDF and then use the Find feature in Acrobat's Edit menu to locate specific pages containing your keywords.

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How do I view the pages of a book?

There are several ways to view the pages of a book. First "open" the book by selecting Read this Book from the navigation near the top of the page.

  • Click on the right-hand side of the page to view the next page and click on the left-hand side of the page to view the previous page;
  • Or select a specific page by choosing a page or sequence from the drop-down menu located in the navigation bar near the top of the page.
  • Or select All Pages in the right-hand navigation menu to view thumbnail images of all the book's pages.

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How do I view the pages of an electronic thesis or dissertation?

Electronic theses and dissertations are presented in PDF format. To view the pages, choose Download this File from the green navigation bar near the top of the page. When the file opens, use the features of Adobe Acrobat to move through the pages.

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