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Searching the Library for a Tool

To find a tool for a specific purpose in the library, i.e. a tool for which you still don't know any specific name, use the following technique:

  • Browse the category hierarchy tree down to the category or categories where you think the tool would naturally fit, i.e. a category name describing the kind of tool you're looking for.

To find a tool with a specific name in the library, use any of the following techniques:

  • Use the search box to the left of the screen to search for the name of your tool, or anything that might be in its description or other informational fields (do note though that this search box is using Google, so it might take a little while for a newly submitted tool to start showing up in these search results!).
  • View the "Full Library Index" page, linked from the menu on the left, and search for any substring of the tool name on this page.
  • Enter the URL that the tool would most likely have, directly in the address field of your browser, and see if something is there. All tools in the library reside on URLs of the following format (where the tool in this example is named "My Example Tool"): Example Tool