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How do I use EBSCOadmin to set up linking from EBSCOhost to the Endeavor Voyager catalog?

This will link to the Voyager OPAC and show the journal details based on an ISSN search.

Create a New Link | Use a Predefined Link

To link from EBSCOhost to Endeavor Voyager:

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

  2. Click the Site/Group Maintenance button. Click the Go Link below CustomLinks.

  3. Click Add New CustomLink. Select the Create New Custom Link radio button and click Continue.

  4. Recommended settings for a CustomLink to Endeavor Voyager are as follows:

    • Link Name - Voyager
    • Owned By -
    • Category - Library Catalog
    • Link Text - Check library holdings
    • Mouse-over text - Check holdings in your library catalog. A new window will open.
    • Link Icon -
    • Base URL - This will vary from institution to institution and is basically the URL to the library system. For example:
      http://www.mhsl.uab.edu/cgi-bin/Pweb...+%22{issn1}%22 &HIST=1&CNT=25+records+per+page
    • Query String -
    • Mandatory Fields - ISSN1
    • Window Properties -
    • Display in New Window - Yes
    • Window Name -
    • Hide Link if Full Text -
    • Show Link - [ ] no local collection restriction
      [ ]item in local collection*
      [ ] item NOT in local collection*

      * Library must assign a locals collection to use for limits Library choice.

      A reasonable message will display if a journal is not found. A library may want to restrict to Locals if too many links get this "not found" message.
  5. Complete the remaining fields to meet your organization's needs and click Submit.

  6. Next, add the link to your profile. Click the Customize Services Tab, then click the Linking Sub-Tab.

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

  8. Click Add New CustomLink and mark the Select box to the left of the Voyager link.

  9. Click Submit. Your changes are saved.

 

For your convenience, EBSCO has set up a predefined link to Endeavor Voyager that you can use.

To use a predefined link to Endeavor Voyager:

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

  2. Click the Site/Group Maintenance button. Click the Go Link below CustomLinks.

  3. Click Add New CustomLink. Select the Copy from Existing Custom Link radio button and click Continue.

  4. In the Choose Category drop-down list, select Library Catalog. Click show other available CustomLinks.

  5. Click the Endeavor Voyager link and click Submit. Then add the link to your profile by following steps 6 - 9 shown above.

 

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