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    360 Link: Google Scholar Setup

    • Product: 360 Link

    How do I set up Google Scholar as a referring source?

    January 12, 2016 Update: Copy edits only; no changes to content.
    Setup is available to 360 Link clients only. Per our contractual agreement with Google, we cannot offer this feature to trial clients of 360 Link.
    To set up Google Scholar as a referring source for your library:
    1. Please review the Google Scholar FAQ to answer questions about the feature before getting started.
    2. Log in to the Serials Solutions Client Center Home page.
    3. Under 360 Link, click Google Scholar Setup.
    4. In the upper-right corner, click Edit.
    5. Check the box to Register With Google Scholar.
    6. Fill in the Institution Name field.
    7. Fill in the Full-Text Link Name with the text you want as a link to 360 Link when full text is available in your library's collections. This text usually appears to the right of the citations in Google Scholar search results.. Please note that this field accepts a maximum of 25 characters.
    8. Fill in the Other Link Name field with the text you want as a link to 360 Link when full text is not available in your library's collections. This text appears below the citations in Google Scholar search results. Please note that this field accepts a maximum of 25 characters.
    9. Check the box to Provide IP Addresses / Ranges.
      See the Google Scholar FAQ for explanations on why your library's IP ranges are required, the user authentication experience, and restricting access to your library's content by IP.
    10. In the upper-right corner, click Save.
    11. Return to the Client Center Home page.
    12. Under Manage Your Library, click Library Settings.
    13. In the left-side navigation tree, click Library/Institutional IPs.
    14. In the upper-right corner, click Add.
    15. Fill in the IP Address or IP Address Range End field. Remember not to include wild cards, such as asterisks, in your IP Address.
    16. In the upper-right corner, click Save.
    Once you activate Google Scholar in the Client Center, we make your holdings available to Google but it is important to note that it will take 1 to 2 weeks before you start seeing your holdings in Google Scholar. To see your holdings integrated with Google Scholar:
    1. Go to http://scholar.google.com
    2. Click Settings above the search button.
    3. Click Library Links on the left side and enter your institution's name and click Search. Make sure there's a check next to your institution's name, and click Save.
    4. Do a search in Google Scholar for something general to test this out; you should see links to check your holdings for full-text, which will take you to your 360 Link results page.
    This is how you will know the feature is working. If you're not seeing links to check for full-text after a few weeks, please let us know using the Support Portal option near the top of this page.

    • Date Created: 9-Feb-2014
    • Last Edited Date: 12-Jan-2016
    • Old Article Number: 7245
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