POL Home Page

PURPOSE: The POL Home Page is your entry point for all the resources and services housed on POL.

CONTENTS: This page contains the following help information:

Signing On to POL

Before you can access any secure features of POL, you must sign on. For more information on signing on, see Signing On to POL.

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Introduction to agents

Agents can help you to organize your resources on POL and get your work done more efficiently. The POL home page contains several default agents that appeal to a wide variety of users, including:

The Parker Stock and Parker in the News agents feature links to their respective sites (indicated by the white arrow to the left of the name).
The Directory of Sites contains links to resources and web sites within Parker or from Parker's partners. These sites are organized in both the old style and new.

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Main Navigation

The POL home page also contains the main navigation for the site. Main resources located in the top left corner include:


Note: When you are currently viewing a page in POL, the page title is highlighted in dark gold on the main navigation bar. The image shown above indicates that the user is currently viewing the POL home page.

Personal resources are located in the top right corner. These include:

  • Account Info: Utilities for changing your password, account name, and e-mail address (available only when you are signed on to POL).
  • Help: Descriptions of screens and features and how to use them.
  • Log On/Off: Utility for signing on/off POL.

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Using the Search Engine

The new search engine on POL is better at finding the documents you need, and you can more easily refine your search characteristics. For more information on using the new search engine, see POL Search Engine Help

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Signing Off of POL

Ending your session with POL is easier than ever. Before closing your browser, click Log Off on the top right corner of the screen.

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Pop-Up Tooltips

Hover over the links in the upper right corner, and a 'tooltip' will appear to give you more infomation on that specific link.
Only available for Contents, Layout, and Account Info links.

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