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    Configuring Newspaper Search for Primo VE

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    The Newspaper Search page allows users to search only for newspaper content from a dedicated index that contains a wide variety of newspaper collections. The results page shares the same configuration as the regular results page and contains the same pagination, navigation, and sort options and facets.

    For a more detailed introduction and FAQ, see Introduction and Frequently Asked Questions for Newspaper Search.

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    Newspapers Search Page in the New UI

    When the Newspaper Search feature is enabled in Alma:

    • Searches using the Primo Central index will no longer return newspaper content, but it may include newspaper content from other indexes in blended searches.

    • Newspaper collections that were not provided by Primo Central previously will require activation in the Primo Central registration system to allow discovery with the new Newspaper Search interface.

    The Creator and New records facets are not available in Newspaper Search.

    Featured Newspapers

    When Featured Newspapers functionality is enabled, users can also search from newspapers that you have selected and categorized using either of the following methods:

    • Click a link in the Featured Newspapers section to display all matching results for the selected category, From these results, users can then search within the selected category to narrow the search.

    • Select the Featured Newspapers option in the search box, specify a search string, and then select the category from an additional drop-down list that appears in the search box.

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      Featured Newspapers Search Option

    Newspaper Search Link

    When the Newspaper Search feature is enabled, the Newspapers search link appears in the following areas of Primo Central search results to allow users to access matching newspaper content in the Newspaper Search interface:

    • The bottom of Primo Central search results:

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      Newspapers Search Link
    • The top of the Resource Type facet value list in the Tweak my results section:

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      Newspapers Search from Tweak My Results Section

    Configuration Options

    The following table summarizes the configuration options for the Newspaper Search page.

    Configuration Options for Newspaper Search
    Element Description

    Central Index and Proxy Set-Up Page

    The following options enable various functionality for the entire institution:

    • In the Search Configurations section, the Newspaper search check box enables the Newspaper Search interface for the institution. To define various links associated with Newspaper Search, you must define them at the view level (see the View Configuration Page element).

    • The Featured Newspapers section enables and configures the categories to display in the Featured Newspapers section.

      To create a category of newspaper articles to display in the Featured Newspapers section of the Newspaper Search page, select Add New Featured Newspaper and specify the following fields in the dialog box:

      • Code – Specify the code name for the category's description.

      • Name – Specify the code name for the category. You can click the Globe icon to translate the display label.

      • ISSN – Specify the ISSN of the newspaper. You can specify a maximum of 5 ISSN per category by separating them with a semicolon. For example: 0362-4331;1085-6706

      • Description – Specify the text that displays under the name of the featured newspaper in the UI. You can click the Globe icon to translate the display text.

      You can define a maximum of five categories per view (including disabled categories).

    View Configuration Page

    The following options configure links associated with the Newspaper Search interface:

    • Display link to Newspapers Search – On the General tab, this check box enables the Newspapers search link in the following areas in the results:

      • At the bottom of the search results page.

      • At the top of the Resource Type facet in the Tweak My Results section of the results.

    • Newspapers – On the Links Menu tab, this check box enables and configures the Newspaper Search link in the main menu.

    To enable Newspaper Search, see the Central Index and Proxy Set-Up Page element.

    Newspapers Search code table

    This code table defines all labels associated with the Newspaper Search page.

    Code Description

    nui.newspapers_search.desc_withfeatured

    Search across 1 billion newspapers articles from hundreds of newspapers, or use the link below to view articles from Featured newspapers.

    nui.newspapers_search.title

    Search within newspapers

    nui.newspapers_search.featured.all

    All featured newspapers

    nui.newspapers_search.desc_nofeatured

    Search across 1 billion newspapers articles from hundreds of newspapers.

    nui.newspapers_search.featured.title

    Featured newspapers

    nui.newspapers.searchbox.title

    Newspapers

    nui.newspapers.searchbox.help

    Search for newspaper, magazine or article

    nui.newspapers.searchbox.featured

    Featured newspapers

    nui.newspapers.searchbox.all

    Newspapers

    Facet Labels code table

    This code table defines the facet labels that display in the UI.

    Code Description

    facets.facet.facet_rtype_newspapers.tooltip

    Newspaper results are excluded from the default search. Click to search within newspapers.

    facets.facet.facet_rtype_newspapers

    Newspapers search

    Results Tile Labels code table

    This code table defines the labels that display on the Brief Results page.

    Code Description

    nui.newspapers.title

    Newspapers search

    nui.newspapers.description

    These search results do not include newspapers. View results from our entire collection of newspapers, or search specifically within Featured newspapers.

    nui.newspapers.back

    Back to library search

    View Labels code table

    This code table defines the labels associated with the view (such as the links that display in the main menu).

    Code Description

    nui.mainmenu.label.newspapers_search.tooltip

    Newspapers

    nui.mainmenu.label.newspapers_search

    Newspapers

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