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How do I set up a CustomLink to Gale Cengage Learning?

Gale Cengage Learning is a world leader in e-research and educational publishing for libraries, schools, and businesses. Best known for accurate and authoritative reference content as well as intelligent organization of full-text magazine and newspaper articles, Gale publishes learning resources in a variety of formats including Web portals, digital archives, print, and eBooks. All EDS customers may search Gale Cengage Learning content in EDS, but only subscribers may view the full text on the Gale Cengage Learning platform.

You can link directly from search results in EDS to the full text on Gale Cengage Learning.

To Link from EDS to Academic OneFile, General OneFile, or Gale Virtual Reference Library:

  1. Log in to EBSCOadmin at http://eadmin.ebscohost.com.

  2. Click the Site/Group Maintenance button, then click Go below CustomLinks.

  3. Click Add New CustomLink.

  4. Select Copy from existing CustomLink and click Continue.

  5. Select Full Text from the Category drop down list.

  6. Click ++show other available CustomLinks.

  7. Select EDS - Gale Cengage Learning (Academic OneFile, General OneFile, Gale Virtual Reference Library).

  8. Replace [LOCATIONID] within the Query String field with your institution's Gale Cengage Library Location ID. If you need your Location ID, contact Gale technical support by calling 1-800-877-4253 (Option 4) or emailing Gale.TechnicalSupport@cengage.com.

  9. Under Local Collections for Filter, select the Gale Cengage Learning collections that you subscribe to. Note: If you subscribe to Academic OneFile, please select EDS - Gale: Academic OneFile system collection. If you subscribe to Gale Virtual Reference Library, you must upload a list of your subscribed titles into a Local Collection. Once uploaded, you can limit the Gale OpenURL CustomLink to your customized collection. For more information about creating Local Collections, see: Local Collections - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).

  10. Complete the remaining fields that meet your library's needs and click Submit.

  11. Next, add the link to your profile. Click the Customize Services tab, select your profile and then click the Linking sub-tab.

  12. Click the Modify link to the right of CustomLinks.
  13. Click Add New CustomLink and mark the Select box to the left of the "EDS - Gale Cengage Learning (Academic OneFile, General OneFile, Gale Virtual Reference Library)."

  14. Click Submit. Your changes are saved. Repeat steps 10-12 for any other profiles to which you want to add your CustomLink.


To link from EDS to all Other Gale Cengage Learning Products:

  1. Log in to EBSCOadmin at http://eadmin.ebscohost.com.

  2. Click the Site/Group Maintenance button, then click Go below CustomLinks.

  3. Click Add New CustomLink.
  4. Select Copy from existing CustomLink and click Continue.

  5. Select Full Text from the Category drop down list.

  6. Click ++show other available CustomLinks.

  7. Select EDS - Gale: (Database Name) (i.e., if you subscribe to InfoTrac LegalTrac choose "EDS - Gale: InfoTrac LegalTrac.")

  8. Under Local Collections for Filter, select the appropriate "Gale Cengage Learning" collection. 

  9. Complete the remaining fields that meet your library's needs and click Submit.

  10. Next, add the link to your profile. Click the Customize Services tab, select your profile and then click the Linking sub-tab.

  11. Click the Modify link to the right of CustomLinks.

  12. Click Add New CustomLink and mark the Select box to the left of the "EDS - Gale: (Database Name)."

  13. Click Submit. Your changes are saved. Repeat steps 10-12 for any other profiles to which you want to add your CustomLink.

 

Note: If you would prefer to have EBSCO Discovery Solutions Technical Support set up the link for you, please email support@ebsco.com to submit your request.