November 6, 2014
by Erin Blake
Comments Off on Folger Tooltips: The limits of “Set Limits” in Hamnet

Folger Tooltips: The limits of “Set Limits” in Hamnet

Following up on last month’s post about the new-and-improved “Limit location” in Hamnet, the one that lets you quickly limit your search to one of four locations, including just Vault material, I thought I should say a few words about the limits … Continue reading

October 9, 2014
by Erin Blake
Comments Off on Folger Tooltips: New Hamnet URL and search limit

Folger Tooltips: New Hamnet URL and search limit

We’ve recently made two small but significant improvements to Hamnet, the Folger’s online catalog—not enough to be worth a fanfare of “New and improved!” but probably at least worth pointing at while saying “Still old, but less irksome!” The first change is so obvious … Continue reading

May 30, 2013
by Jim Kuhn and Georgianna Ziegler
Comments Off on Folger Tooltips: Hamnet access to e-books, part one

Folger Tooltips: Hamnet access to e-books, part one

Greetings Dear Readers! Today’s tooltip introduces new e-book resources we are in the process of rolling out through Hamnet, including: ACLS Humanities E-Book (HEB), a nonprofit online collection of over 3,700 current and recent titles in the humanities, “offering a … Continue reading

October 18, 2012
by Jim Kuhn
Comments Off on Folger Tooltips: Digital image database logins and media groups

Folger Tooltips: Digital image database logins and media groups

Dear Fellow Collators: Today’s post focuses once again on powerful but perhaps under-utilized features of our digital image databases. Recent tips have dealt with saving static URLs to get back to previous searches or to individual images, and saving static … Continue reading