Library database search box widgets

A growing number of library database providers are making customizable search box widgets available to subscribers. Vendors like Ebsco, Gale, Proquest, and Facts on File all simplify the process of adding a search box to a website (or CMS like Blackboard) into a few steps  that result in “copy and paste” code. I mentioned Ebsco’s […]
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Embedding Library Search Forms in Blackboard

Over the past few months I’ve been experimenting with ways in which my library can integrate itself into our college course management system, Blackboard. Initially, I started with handouts, PowerPoint presentations, and links to the library website. But lately, I’ve been exploring how we might embed search forms for catalogs and other research databases directly […]
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Creating an Ebscohost Search form

Below is information that can be used to create Ebscohost search forms for web pages or Blackboard sites. Product Codes for Ebscohost Databases Use this link to find your Ebscohost product codes. Find the product codes for the database(s) that you want to search. Write them down. http://support.ebsco.com/knowledge_base/detail.php?id=1255 HTML Code for an Ebscohost Search Box […]
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