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How do I enable or disable the Auto Correct Search Terms setting in EBSCOadmin?

When enabled on an EBSCOhost or EBSCO Discovery Service profile, the Auto Correct Search Terms feature automatically runs a search for terms that may have been misspelled by the user when there there is a high degree of confidence that there is a better alternative than what was entered into the search box.

When enabled in conjunction with the Did-You-Mean feature for EBSCOhost or EDS, the system evaluates the search terms entered and based on the degree of confidence, either auto corrects the terms and displays results, or executes the search as entered and displays the Did-You-Mean feature with hyperlinked terms that may have been intended.

To update the Auto Correct Search Terms setting in EBSCOadmin:

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

  2. Click the Customize Services Tab and select the appropriate Group and Profile from the drop-down lists.

  3. Click the Searching Sub-Tab.

  4. Update the Auto Correct Search Terms parameter to the desired setting.

    Auto Correct Setting

  5. Click Submit to save your changes.

See also:

How does the Auto Correct Search Terms feature work?