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    How does the link to Google books work

    • Article Type: Q&A
    • Product: Primo
    • Product Version: 3

    Question

    How does the link to Google books work?

    Answer

    Primo uses the GBS Viewability API to dynamically create the links based on the end user's IP. Google enables access to full text and a preview based on the local copyright rules. The GBS links do not need to be created in the PNX, but they need to be added to the Links to display in full results section on the Full Results Tile page in the Views wizard.

    The following types of links can be added:
    - GBS About (gbsabout) - This option always displays a link to the "About this Book" page in Google Book Search.
    - GBS Full (gbsfull) - This option displays a link to full text or a preview of the item in Google Book Search.
    - GBS About no ful (gbsaboutnofull) - This option displays a link to the "About this Book page" in Google Book Search only if no full text is available.

    The labels for the above links can be modified in the Full Display Labels code table in the Front End subsystem:
    - default.fulldisplay.gbsabout
    - default.fulldisplay.gbsaboutnofull
    - default.fulldisplay.gbsfull

    Primo invokes the Google API if the record has an ISBN, OCLC, or LCCN based on the PNX addata section.

    Additional Information

    You can read more about it in the release notes of Version 3 - defect #9295

    Category: Front End

    Subject: Full results


    • Article last edited: 10/8/2013
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