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    Combining Institution and Network Zone Search Results

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    The following role is required to configure this feature.
    • General System Administrator
    This feature must be enabled by Ex Libris. Contact Support to enable combining Institution and Network Zone search results.
    You can configure Alma to add the Network Zone search results to the Institution tab. This eliminates the need for the user to check the Network tab for additional resources available to the institution. The Network Zone search results continue to appear in the Network tab. For more information, see Repository Search when Using a Network Zone and Institution, Community, and Network Tabs.

    Viewing Combined Search Results

    When performing a search at the Institution level, you can select to view Institution or Combined results from the search results page. Select Search scope and then select the Combined results check box.
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    Combined Results Check Box
    The following types of searches appear as combined search results in the Institution tab:
    • All titles (electronic resources only)
    • Electronic titles
    • Electronic portfolios
    • Electronic collections
    In combined results, an Institution facet appears. Network resources are identified by the words From Network.
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    Institution Facet and From Network Identification
    The icons and actions appearing with these resources are the same as those that appear for the resource in the Network tab. The total number of records indicates the combined total of both local and network resources.

    Sets/Queries Containing Combined Search Results

    You can save combined search queries as logical sets (see Creating Logical Sets). The Content Origin column identifies combined sets as Network and institution. The actions available for Network and institution sets are:
    • Edit
    • Results
    • Duplicate
    • Delete
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    Available Actions for Combined Sets
    Combined sets cannot be assigned to jobs, such as publishing, export, or normalization jobs.