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    360 Link: Google Books

    • Product: 360 Link

    How is 360 Link integrated with Google Books?

    360 Link has partnered with Google Books to provide an additional avenue for your library's patrons to obtain information about e-book content. This integration point extends the reach of your OpenURL resolver beyond content held within the walls of your library.

    Google Books provides detailed information about books in print, including previews, tables of contents, and -- in some cases -- full copies of the books (where permission has been given or the book is in the public domain). This partnership, like the integration with Google Scholar, opens new paths to provide patrons with the research and information that they need.

    Your library's patrons will see a Google Books "About this book" link on their 360 Link results pages whenever there is Google Books information available for that title:
    Support for Google Books is included in your library's subscription to 360 Link; however, by default, it is not activated. If you want to activate Google Books:
  • Libraries using legacy 360 Link: Please contact us using the Support Portal option near the top of this page.
  • You may notice two databases in the Client Center (Google Book Search and Google Scholar) that have 0 titles associated with them. These are in our 360 KB for 360 Search and 360 Resource Manager, but we do not track any titles through these resources.
    By default, your patrons will also see the "powered by Google" graphic. If you don't want it, make sure to let us know you want just "About this book" text link.

    • Date Created: 9-Feb-2014
    • Last Edited Date: 21-Feb-2014
    • Old Article Number: 7241
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