Zmags Quick Start Guide

Welcome to Wiley’s Digital Catalog

This Quick Start Guide is designed to walk you through the basic steps of navigating the virtual Wiley Catalog for Spring 2009. It covers the following functions:

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The virtual catalog will launch directly in your Web browser. In order to view it, you must download and install the Adobe Flash Player at http://www.adobe.com/products.

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The Table of Contents divides the catalog into subcategories that users can skip to. To launch and use the Table of Contents:

  1. From the catalog dashboard, click on the Table of Contents button.
    An overlay window with the Table of Contents will appear.
    using toc - step 1
  2. Scroll through Table of Contents and click to select the section in which you are interested.
    Once you click on a desired section, the catalog will automatically flip to the first page of the section that you selected.
    using toc - step 2
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To flip through pages within the virtual catalog:

  1. Scroll over the lower corner of each page until it flips up.
  2. When the page corner flips up, click on it to proceed to the next page. The catalog will visibly flip open onto the next page.
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Interested in finding titles that cover a particular sub-topic? In the virtual catalog, you can run a search to quickly find all of the titles that match your area of interest. To conduct a search:

  1. From the catalog dashboard, click on the Search publication button.
    An overlay window containing a search bar will appear.
    search - step 1
  2. Within the overlaying window, type your search query into the Search bar and press Enter.
    Results for your query will appear within the overlaying window.
  3. Scroll through the results and click to select the book title in which you are interested.
    Once you click on a desired section, the catalog will automatically flip to the first page of the section that you selected.
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If you would prefer to read the catalog on your desktop or in print format, rather than in your browser, you can do so with a click of the mouse. You can also download only specific pages from the catalog with ease.

To print the catalog or pages specific pages within the catalog:

  1. From the catalog dashboard, click on the Print publication button.
    An overlay window containing each catalog page will appear.
  2. Select the dials corresponding with the pages you wish to print.The pages that you were viewing when clicking on the Print publication button will be pre-selected; if you do not wish to print them, you will need to un-select the corresponding dials.
  3. Hint: To select the entire catalog, click on the Select all button on the dashboard.

  4. Once you selecting the pages you wish to print, press the PRINT button.

To download the catalog as a PDF file:

  1. From the catalog dashboard, click on the Download publication as a PDF file button. An overlay window containing each catalog page will appear.
  2. Select the dials corresponding with the pages you wish to print.
    The pages that you were viewing when clicking on the Download publication as a PDF file button will be pre-selected; if you do not wish to print them, you will need to un-select the corresponding dials.
  3. Hint: To select the entire catalog, click on the DOWNLOAD ALL button on the dashboard.

  4. Once you selecting the pages you wish to print, press the DOWNLOAD button.
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Users are invited to crop out images from the catalog. To crop an image:

  1. Open the catalog page from which you wish to crop an image.
  2. From the catalog dashboard, click on the Crop part of page button.
    An overlay window containing each catalog page will appear.
  3. Drag your mouse from the top-left corner of the desired image area to the bottom-right corner, then release the mouse.
    A gray box will indicate the area to be cropped out.
  4. According to your preference, click the SAVE AS FILE or SEND AS E-MAIL button to crop the image
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We invite you to share the catalog with your friends and colleagues via e-mail, directly from the catalog interface.

To share a particular page of the catalog with a friend or a colleague:

  1. Open the catalog to the desired page.
  2. From the catalog dashboard, click on the Tell a friend about this publication button.
    An overlay window containing a screenshot of your desired page will appear.
    zmags-sharing-step_2
  3. Enter the information required in the form.
  4. Press the Send button once you have completed the form.
    An e-mail containing your message, and a hyperlink directing its recipient to the catalog page, will be sent within minutes. Clicking on the URL will lead to the digital catalog, which will be open on your desired page but available in its entirety for the recipient to browse.

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