[LibX] Using LibX to search journal titles on SFX A-Z

Steve Toub stoub at yahoo.com
Fri Jun 23 11:34:19 EDT 2006

Thanks, Godmar. 

Setting this up as a bookmarklet did the trick.


SFX does have a lot of nooks and crannies in addition to the regular service menu for a single

* A-Z provides search and browse of journal titles


* Citation Linker allows you to input a known citation and results into a service menu

* I had never seen the multi.cgi thing before LibX brought it up (but I don't often use SFX)


--- Godmar Back <godmar at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 6/22/06, Steve Toub <stoub at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > Hi--
> >
> > Is it possible to configure LibX so that SFX journal title searches search against SFX A-Z
> rather
> > than going into SFX's multi.cgi?
> Probably, although I'm not familiar with what exactly the difference
> between these interfaces is. Apparently, SFX can be configured in a
> variety of ways.
> First, you'd probably set $openurl.dontshowintoolbar=true to prevent
> SFX from appearing as an option in the toolbar (assuming that your
> OpenURL resolver is SFX.)
> Then, add the SFX interface you want as an additional catalog. If the
> search interface you want behaves like a standard SFX/OpenURL
> interface, use "sfx" as catalog type. By "standard", we mean it uses
> OpenURL v0.1 syntax plus some extension SFX usually uses.
> Otherwise, try using the bookmarklet type. Take a look at the
> commented out catalog2 in RPI's config file for inspiration:
> http://libx.org/libx/src/editions/rpi/config
> If that doesn't work, send us a description of the URL/interface you'd
> like to add and we add it as a supported catalog type.
>  - Godmar
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