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Integrating Search Widgets into Course Web Sites: Library Catalogs

Provides instructions for inserting widgets for searching library research databases and catalogues into Blackboard or other course web sites.

UFV Library Catalogue

This widget will help your students search for library materials available at UFV.

How Do You Do It?

Cut and paste the following code into your course page:

<script src="" type="text/javascript"></script>
<form class="ebscohostCustomSearchBox" action="" onsubmit="return ebscoHostSearchGo(this);" method="post" style="overflow: hidden;"><input id="ebscohostwindow" name="ebscohostwindow" type="hidden" value="1" /> <input id="ebscohosturl" name="ebscohosturl" type="hidden" value=";scope=site&amp;type=0&amp;site=eds-live&amp;custid=s5672269&amp;ssl=Y;groupid=main&amp;profid=catalogue&amp;en&amp;authtype=shib" /> <input id="ebscohostsearchsrc" name="ebscohostsearchsrc" type="hidden" value="db" /> <input id="ebscohostsearchmode" name="ebscohostsearchmode" type="hidden" value="+" /> <input id="ebscohostkeywords" name="ebscohostkeywords" type="hidden" value="" />
<div style="background-image: url(''); background-repeat: no-repeat; height: 100px; width: 392px; font-size: 9pt; color: #353535;">
<div style="padding-top: 5px; padding-left: 167px;"><span class="ebscohost-title " style="font-weight: bold;">Search for books, e-books, and videos</span>
<div><input id="ebscohostsearchtext" class="" name="ebscohostsearchtext" type="text" size="23" style="font-size: 9pt; padding-left: 5px; margin-left: 0px;" /> <input type="submit" value="Search" class="ebscohost-search-button " style="font-size: 9pt; padding-left: 5px;" />
<div style="display: block;"><label><input id="guidedField_1" class="radio" style="display: inline;" type="radio" name="searchFieldSelector" value="TI" />&nbsp;Title</label> &nbsp; &nbsp; <input id="guidedField_2" class="radio" style="display: inline;" type="radio" name="searchFieldSelector" value="AU" /> Author &nbsp; &nbsp; <label><input id="guidedField_0" class="radio" style="display: inline;" type="radio" name="searchFieldSelector" value="" checked="checked" /> Keyword</label></div>
</form><!-- EBSCOhost Custom Search Box Ends -->

Try for Yourself

Search for books, e-books, and videos

[Note: We are working to improve access to our collections and revising our subject headings to be more respectful and inclusive. Please be aware that you may see certain words or descriptions in search results or library materials which reflect the author’s attitude or that of the period in which the item was created and may now be considered offensive.]

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