Web Client - Navigation


The Evergreen Web Client is accessed through the Google Chrome Browser. Navigating the web client is a combination of Chrome and Evergreen functionality. This document provides basic tips for navigation.

ALERT! Chrome is updated often! For up-to-date Chrome information, search the Chrome Support pages.

Chrome Navigation


  1. Tabs
  2. Resize window buttons
  3. Close window button
  4. Navigation buttons
    • Back Arrow
    • Forward Arrow
    • Refresh
    • Home
  5. URL bar
  6. Bookmark star icon
  7. Extensions
  8. Profile icon
  9. Settings button
  10. Bookmarks bar

View history and return to previous screens

To see the previous screens visited in the active tab, right click or click and hold on the browser back button.


Evergreen Navigation


Home button

Clicking the Home icon will returnt he user to the main Home page. The Home page includes liks to the most frequently used functions, such as Check Out, Check In, a quick keyword Catalog Search, etc. Clicking the Home button is a good way to "close out" of a function.


Menus provide another means of accessing Evergreen functions. Some menu option duplicate links found on the Home page, such as Check Out - found in the Circulation Menu and Home page; whereas others are found only in a menu, such as Holds Shelf - found only in the Circulation Menu.





Client options


Each function within Evergreen is accessed by clicking a link. Directly clicking the link will open the new function in the current active tab, which will overwrite the content of the current tab.

  • Use tabs to have multiple functions open at the same time.
  • Use Open in New Tab to quickly open a link in a new tab to retain the current screen.
  • Use the Back Arrow to return to a previous screen.
Links are menu options, underlined and highlighted data in lists, and options ont he main Home screen.

Open in New Tab

The primary way of navigating between functions in Evergreen is to open links in new tabs. There are many ways to do this.

  • Right Click menu
    • Right click on a link and select Open in New Tab from the menu. The new tab will not be active.
  • Scroll wheel/center click
    • On a mouse with a center scroll wheel, click the scroll wheel to open the link in a new tab. The new tab will be active.
  • Drag the link
    • Click and drag the link to a blank area of the the tab row. The link will open in a new tab. The new tab will be active.
  • Ctrl + Click
    • Press the Ctrl key and click on a link. The link will open in a new tab. The new tab will not be active.
  • Ctrl + Shift + Click
    • Press the Ctrl and Shift keys and click on a link. The link will open in a new tab. The new tab will be active.
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Topic revision: r3 - 12 Jun 2019 - 16:03:09 - LindsayStratton
Evergreen.EvergreenNavigation moved from Evergreen.WebClientNavigation on 12 Jun 2019 - 18:56 by LindsayStratton - put it back

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