Where can I get a permalink (permanent URL) for Library Search?
How do I find the Advanced Search page in Library Search?
You can find a link to the advanced search page underneath the basic search box within Library Search. There is no direct link to advanced search from the library website.
What platform does Library Search use?
Library Search is an implementation of the EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS), a leading search solution.
The results are generated by proprietary algorithms that combine relevancy ranking with value ranking.
Match on subject headings (from controlled vocabularies)
Match on the article titles
Match on the author keywords
Match on keywords within abstracts
Match on keywords within full text
Tim Heiges- Vice President, Discovery Services US & Canada, EBSCO
Presentation from Dec. 3, 2013
Please note that limiting your search to the Simmons Library collection will not limit exclusively to full text and will exclude bibliographic records if full text is not available. It also excludes content from partner databases to which the library does not subscribe or provide access to. If/when it becomes possible to provide a direct link to an interlibrary loan (ILL) form for items where full text is not immediately available, the limiter will also include these items in the result list.