[LibX] Base URL for configuring EBSCO A to Z as Link Resolver in LibX?

Godmar Back godmar at gmail.com
Thu Aug 9 12:57:36 PDT 2012


You need to not include anything after the ?, and you must not include
the ? either.

Simply use the baseurl: http://atoz.ebsco.com/directlink.11761/OpenURL

You can try it out here: http://old.libx.org/openurl/openurlframe.html
(third entry from the top).

 - Godmar


On Thu, Aug 9, 2012 at 12:12 PM, Anna Hulseberg <ahulsebe at gustavus.edu> wrote:
> Greetings. We are implementing a new link resolver (EBSCO's A to Z and
> LinkSource). I am attempting to configure A to Z (not LinkSource) as our
> OpenURL Resolver in LibX, and am wondering if anyone else has done so
> successfully, and if so, if you'd be willing to share your base URL. I am
> using the following base URL (11761 is our CustomerID) in LibX, but it isn't
> working with for all titles. I'm not sure, but I think that it's conducting
> an exact title search, while I'd like it to conduct a title keyword search.
> I've also submitted this question to EBSCO tech support. Any suggestions
> would be greatly appreciated.
>
> Here's the URL I'm currently using, with mixed success:
> http://atoz.ebsco.com/directlink.11761/OpenURL?genre=title
>
> Thanks!
> Anna
>
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