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What are Apps (aka Widgets)?

Apps (formerly known as widgets) enable you to add EBSCOhost or EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS) functionality to your institution's website, such as a search box.

You can also include apps in the Related Information area of the EBSCOhost or EDS Results List or to an article's Detailed Record in order to:

  • Add instant messaging for ask-a-librarian functionality.

  • Display external dynamic results. (e.g. images from Flickr, videos from YouTube, Google Books results, etc)

  • Links to frequently used content sources. (e.g. LibGuides)

  • Custom messages, other HTML or text uses.

Note: To learn more about Apps, see the EBSCO Apps & Cloud Services page.

See also:

How can I add Apps to EBSCOhost or EBSCO Discovery Service?

EBSCO Apps & Cloud Services - Frequently Asked Questions