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    360 Core: E-Journal Portal Administration Console -- Advanced Options

    NOTE: This page is part of a larger set of documentation about using the Administration Console to configure your E-Journal Portal.
    • The customization options on this page are for libraries using legacy E-Journal Portal. The options do not pertain to libraries using the enhanced E-Journal Portal 2.0 interface.

    Advanced Options allows you to configure two extra parts of your E-Journal Portal: the Page Head HTML and the ability to enable user authentication.
    Here is the initial view of the Advanced Options screen:

    E-Journal Portal Advance Options

     

    To start, click Edit in the upper-right corner. After you make changes, click Save, or click Cancel to discard your changes.

    NOTE: For all customizations, be sure to save any existing code in the Head HTML section before you begin. There is no way to "undo" HTML changes, so you must save the code yourself in case you decide to revert to your original setting.
    Changes to your E-Journal Portal will not be visible to your library's patrons until the next day; to see how your changes will look without having to wait, click Preview.

    Page Head

    This section allows you to enter your Cascading Style Sheet (CSS) settings or JavaScript, which will control the HTML elements you may enter in the Header and Footer sections in Branding Options. Generally speaking, the code entered here is the code that you would use in the <HEAD></HEAD> section of an HTML document. <HEAD> and </HEAD> tags are not needed in the Head HTML field since these tags are already hard-coded into the template.
    Style sheet references can be in the form of links to external style sheets or CSS statements entered directly into the form.
    Links to external style sheets should be in the standard format: <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="your stylesheet URL here" /> where the portion ="your stylesheet URL here" is replaced by the URL for your stylesheet. You may include multiple style sheets if your library web site uses them, or you may create your own style sheet specifically for your E-Journal Portal, hosting it on your own web servers and referring to it here by its URL. (Please note that JavaScript and CSS will not work properly if they are not referenced with fully qualified links; for example, use http://www.yourlibrary.edu/css/default.css instead of /css/default.css.)
    CSS statements may be entered to control specific elements within your branding or to override the default styles within the E-Journal Portal. They should be entered using the standard syntax. For example:
    <style type="text/css">
    body { width: XX;
    background-color: #FFFFFF;
    }
    </style>
    If you want to clear the CSS information you've entered, click Reset to Default.

    User Authentication

    If you wish to require your remote users (patrons) to authenticate through the User Authentication service prior to using the E-Journal Portal, place a checkmark in the box labeled "Enable User Authentication." This will cause the E-Journal Portal to refer to the settings you have defined in the User Authentication tab for the purposes of allowing your users in to the service. Leave the checkbox unchecked if you do not wish to require your remote users to authenticate prior to using the E-Journal Portal.