Items may be placed in the Clipboard on most of the regular pages either by dragging/dropping them from a Listing or by tagging Listing items and adding them by pressing a button. Clipboard items may include Articles, Books, Issues, Periodicals, and Authors. The Clipboard is saved as a browser cookie.
Then, on the Library page, Clipboard items may be moved into the Library, once again either by dragging/dropping or by tagging. The primary purpose of the Clipboard is to serve as a temporary-storage conduit for the Library.
This Cloud allows the content displayed on the screen to be filtered by particular Type/Format, with the relative size of the name indicating the volume of available material. The tint indicates what fraction of the material is readable for copyright reasons (bright blue means mostly readable, dark blue means substantially readable, and black means primarily unreadable.
The Cloud is fully reactive, meaning that the displayed names immediately adjust as information is entered into the Period fields, or other selections are made.
This selection provides a Listing of the publications displayed on the screen, with the default ordering being alphabetically by title. Clicking on a given item takes you to that page, while readable items have a PDF next to them, immediately opening the PDF.
This Listing is fully reactive, meaning that the items shown immediately adjust as information is entered into the Title, Author, Period, or Publication fields at the top of the page, or other selections are made.
Any of these items may be added to the Clipboard at the top of the page either by dragging/dropping them or by checking the box to tag them and them pressing the appropriate button. Once located in the Clipboard, they transferred into a Library Shelf on the Library page.
These fields control the Sorting and Ordering of the publications displayed in the Listing, which dynamically reacts as soon as they are changed. Sorting options include by Title, Author, Date, and Type, either Ascending or Descending, and also control the number of items being shown.