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How do I enable the Suggest Subject Terms feature in EBSCOadmin?

Library administrators can enable the Suggest Subject Terms feature for both the Basic and Advanced search screens, as well as set the feature to be selected by default. 

To enable Suggest Subject Terms in EBSCOadmin:

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

  2. Click Customize Services tab and then the Searching sub-tab.

  3. From the Basic or Advanced Search Screen Setting section, click Modify to access the Suggest Subject Terms settings.

  4. For each database on the profile, select from the available settings:

    • Yes (On by Default) - Displays the option with a check mark in the box.
    • Yes (Off by Default) - Displays the option without a check mark in the box.
    • No - Does not display the option at all.
  5. Click Submit. Your changes are saved.

 

If you have multiple databases on your profile, you can apply "Suggest Subject Terms" to specific databases on the profile.

To apply "Suggest Subject Terms" for each database on a profile:

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

  2. From the drop-down list, select the EBSCOhost profile that you want to change.

  3. Scroll down to the Show "Suggest Subject Terms" parameter and click the Modify link.

  4. For each database on the profile, select the desired setting from the drop-down list. Select one:  

    • No
    • Yes - On by default
    • Yes - Off by default
    (Only databases that support the "Suggest Subject Terms" feature are displayed.)
  5. Click Submit. Your changes are saved.