Journals Higher Education

Search Boxes & Widgets

We provide a number of search box widgets and toolbars that you can integrate into your website or LibGuides. Email us and let us know if there are any other widgets that your library would find helpful.

Search Boxes

Search our resources directly from your website or LibGuides

Several of our resources offer the facility to be searched directly from subscriber webpages or imported into LibGuides. This is a great tool for driving usage to your resources and it’s easy to set up! The image below is an example of what the search box will look like.

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography widget

To add a search box to your website or LibGuides, click on the link to the Oxford resource below. On that page you will find instructions on adding search boxes under the heading "Search Box".

Widgets

Toolbar Widget

Look up information in our resources from any website

Add a look-up icon to the links toolbar of your browser so that your users will be able to highlight a word or phrase on any website and instantly look it up in our resources.

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography toolbar

The online resources that have this feature are listed below. To set up the toolbar widget, click on the link to your Oxford resource and follow the instructions on the page:


Location-based Widget for Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Search for famous people born in your area, direct from your website

If you subscribe to the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, you can add and customize a “Where I live” box to your library website. Your users can find everyone in the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography who was born in their own home town with a single click!

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography - Who was born where I live?


For instructions on how to add this widget to your website or LibGuide, visit the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography website and follow the instructions listed under "Who was born where I live".

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