Tools shown in a user’s Merlin Toolbar may vary depending on a user’s permissions or role. Tools will either not be shown or they will be “grayed out” if unavailable. Some tools have “options” that are accessed by clicking on the tool to reveal a sub menu.
Commonly used tools include:
Home: Use at any time to return to initial logged in view
Linked items: Items may be linked at import or by a privileged user. Use this tool to view or link items.
Compare: Compare selected items in a new window.
More Like This: Show more like the selected item based on metadata and results ranked by relevance.
Download: Download items directly to your local computer (if the user has the permission).
Share items: Share items if the user has download permission.Allows users to download or share content for use in other documents/applications or locations. It links to an export options page. Includes sending to social media sites.
Print: Print a version of current view, hiding sidebars, header, footer, etc. If the view is “Grid,” the print results will be a grid, if in “Single View,” the results will be one item per page.
Selection Tool: Shows number of items selected. Use it to Select All. This is a toggle.
Sort Order: Change results sort order.