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A description of how to view courses and modules in Connexions.
Each piece of content has two major components available for viewing: the actual content itself, and the metadata page, containing information about the content, author, and more. When you first browse to a module or collection, you will be taken to the content page. To see the metadata, select the metadata link at the bottom of the page. Metadata are non-content information about a module, such as the module ID, license type, version number,creation date, revision date, authors, maintainers, copyright holders, module name, keywords, and abstract.

All Connexions content is located in the content repository , which can always be navigated to by clicking the Content tab at the top of the page. To allow you to easily access other parts of Connexions while viewing content (e.g. your MyCNX page or our Help documentation) the blue Connexions logo will always be located above the content you are viewing, including many of the links also on the home page .

What's in this module?

This module first describes the basic layout of the "Viewing Content" pages. There are additional features added to the page when you are viewing content in the context of a collection or a lens. Those extra features are described in the second and third sections of this module.

Jump to:

  1. Basic Layout
  2. Collection Context
  3. Lens Context

Basic layout

The components of the content viewing page include:

Content action bar

The Content Action bar is a white horizontal bar above the module or collection title that includes a series of dropdown menus. All actions in the Content Action bar are also available as plain hyperlinks in the footer of the page.

Downloads dropdown in the content action bar
Content Action bar with the "Downloads" dropdown shown.

Add to my favorites

The Add to my favorites dropdown allows you to quickly add content to your My Favorites lens. In addition to bookmarking content of personal interest, the My Favorites lens also allows readers to start reading from where they last left off within a bookmarked collection.

Add to a lens

The Add to a lens dropdown allows you to quickly add content to a lens you own.

Reuse/edit

The Reuse/Edit dropdown menu allows you to quickly checkout the content to a Work Area (if you have permissions to edit the content) or derive a copy of the content to create an adaptation (if you don't have permissions).

Download

The Downloads dropdown menu allows you to quickly access PDF and EPUB versions of the module and/or collection. The link to More downloads... will take you to all available downloads for the content on its metadata page.

Click the Print this page button to print a printer-friendly version of the HTML page.

Content title bar

Title, author, and summary

The content title bar displays the title, author(s), and summary provided by the author(s) for the content. More detailed metadata is on the Metadata page, which you can access through a link in the footer of the page.

Content title bar.
Content title bar.

Facebook and twitter

Connexions has rolled out Facebook "Like" and Twitter "Tweet" buttons on all of our content. If you are reading a module or collection that you like, you can like or tweet it directly from that page.

Questions & Answers

are nano particles real
Missy Reply
yeah
Joseph
Hello, if I study Physics teacher in bachelor, can I study Nanotechnology in master?
Lale Reply
no can't
Lohitha
where we get a research paper on Nano chemistry....?
Maira Reply
nanopartical of organic/inorganic / physical chemistry , pdf / thesis / review
Ali
what are the products of Nano chemistry?
Maira Reply
There are lots of products of nano chemistry... Like nano coatings.....carbon fiber.. And lots of others..
learn
Even nanotechnology is pretty much all about chemistry... Its the chemistry on quantum or atomic level
learn
Google
da
no nanotechnology is also a part of physics and maths it requires angle formulas and some pressure regarding concepts
Bhagvanji
hey
Giriraj
Preparation and Applications of Nanomaterial for Drug Delivery
Hafiz Reply
revolt
da
Application of nanotechnology in medicine
has a lot of application modern world
Kamaluddeen
yes
narayan
what is variations in raman spectra for nanomaterials
Jyoti Reply
ya I also want to know the raman spectra
Bhagvanji
I only see partial conversation and what's the question here!
Crow Reply
what about nanotechnology for water purification
RAW Reply
please someone correct me if I'm wrong but I think one can use nanoparticles, specially silver nanoparticles for water treatment.
Damian
yes that's correct
Professor
I think
Professor
Nasa has use it in the 60's, copper as water purification in the moon travel.
Alexandre
nanocopper obvius
Alexandre
what is the stm
Brian Reply
is there industrial application of fullrenes. What is the method to prepare fullrene on large scale.?
Rafiq
industrial application...? mmm I think on the medical side as drug carrier, but you should go deeper on your research, I may be wrong
Damian
How we are making nano material?
LITNING Reply
what is a peer
LITNING Reply
What is meant by 'nano scale'?
LITNING Reply
What is STMs full form?
LITNING
scanning tunneling microscope
Sahil
how nano science is used for hydrophobicity
Santosh
Do u think that Graphene and Fullrene fiber can be used to make Air Plane body structure the lightest and strongest. Rafiq
Rafiq
what is differents between GO and RGO?
Mahi
what is simplest way to understand the applications of nano robots used to detect the cancer affected cell of human body.? How this robot is carried to required site of body cell.? what will be the carrier material and how can be detected that correct delivery of drug is done Rafiq
Rafiq
if virus is killing to make ARTIFICIAL DNA OF GRAPHENE FOR KILLED THE VIRUS .THIS IS OUR ASSUMPTION
Anam
analytical skills graphene is prepared to kill any type viruses .
Anam
Any one who tell me about Preparation and application of Nanomaterial for drug Delivery
Hafiz
what is Nano technology ?
Bob Reply
write examples of Nano molecule?
Bob
The nanotechnology is as new science, to scale nanometric
brayan
nanotechnology is the study, desing, synthesis, manipulation and application of materials and functional systems through control of matter at nanoscale
Damian
Is there any normative that regulates the use of silver nanoparticles?
Damian Reply
what king of growth are you checking .?
Renato
how did you get the value of 2000N.What calculations are needed to arrive at it
Smarajit Reply
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Source:  OpenStax, Connexions tutorial and reference. OpenStax CNX. Feb 23, 2012 Download for free at http://cnx.org/content/col10151/1.27
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