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 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!


Oxford Dictionary of National Biography widget

Click on a resource link below to find out how to add these search box widgets to your website or LibGuides:

Look up information in our resources from any website

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

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography toolbar

To found out how you can set up this icon, click on the resource links below:


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.

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