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PRESTO Widgets: E-Research Search Form

Follow the steps below to create a customized E-Research search form for your users. In the final step, the PRESTO widget generator will produce a snippet of HTML code that you can copy and paste into a web page.

Scope of e-resources: Included are all e-resources and e-journals offered by E-Research that can be searched as a group (these are the resources available under the "Cross Search" option in E-Research). As of January 2010, there were over 250 cross-searchable e-resources and e-journals.

About the search forms: "Quick Search" is a simple Google-like form that searches across resources you designate as "Primary" in Step 1. The "Advanced Search" form offers the user a choice of resources to search; resources designated as "Primary" are searched by default and "Secondary" resources are optional. You can use one or both forms as needed.

Need help? To report a problem or ask question about this form, please contact the Widget support team.

Step #1: Select the Resources

Select directly from the list below, or narrow the list by entering a part or all of a resource title keyword.
Indicate whether the resource is primary (used for both Quick and Advanced searches) or secondary (offered as an additional choice in Advanced Search).
Refine the list:
  -- or -- Enter resource title keyword: 
Resource Primary Secondary
ABI Inform ( UMI ) ( 1971- )
Academic Search Premier ( EBSCOhost )
ACM Digital Library
Acta Sanctorum
Aerospace + High Technology Database ( CSA )
African-American Poetry ( Lion ) ( 1750-1900 )
Alt-HealthWatch ( EBSCOhost )
Alt-Press Watch
America: History and Life ( EBSCO )
American Drama ( Lion )
American Periodicals Series Online, 1740-1900
American Poetry ( Lion ) ( 1600-1900 )
Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature: ABELL
Anthropological Index ( 1957- )
Anthropological Literature ( FirstSearch )
Anthropology Plus ( FirstSearch )
Art Full Text ( Wilson )
Art Index Retrospective ( 1929-1984 )
ARTbibliographies Modern ( 1974- )
Arts and Humanities Citation Index ( ISI Web of Science ) ( 1975- )
ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials ( 1881- ) ( EBSCOhost )
Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals ( EBSCO )
Berkeley Electronic Press
Bibliography of Asian Studies ( 1971- )
Bibliography of Native North Americans ( EBSCOhost )
Biography in Context
BIOSIS Previews ( ISI Web of Knowledge )
British Humanities Index ( CSA )
British Library Public Catalogue
Business Source Complete ( EBSCOhost Interface )
CAB Abstracts Archive
Catholic Periodical and Literature Index ( EBSCOhost )
Center for Research Libraries Catalog
Chicano Database ( RLG )
CIAO - Columbia International Affairs Online
CINAHL with Full Text ( EBSCO )
Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Cochrane Library ( Wiley Interscience )
Cochrane Library - Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects ( Wiley )
Cochrane Library - Health Technology Assessment Database ( Wiley )
Cochrane Library - NHS Economic Evaluation Database ( Wiley )
Cochrane Methodology Register
Concise Oxford Companion to African American Literature
Concise Oxford Companion to American Literature
Concise Oxford Companion to Classical Literature
Conference Papers Index ( CSA )
Contemporary Literary Criticism
Contemporary Women's Issues ( Gale / Cengage Learning )
CQ Congress Collection
CQ Researcher
CQ Voting and Elections Collection
CQ Weekly
Database of Twentieth Century African-American Poetry ( Lion ) ( 1901-1998 )
Dissertations and Theses Full Text ( ProQuest )
Early American Fiction ( Lion ) ( 1774-1850 )
Early English Books Online ( EEBO )
Early English Prose Fiction ( Lion ) ( 1500-1700 )
EconLit ( CSA )
Education Abstracts ( EBSCOhost )
Education Index Retrospective ( Wilson )
Encyclopedia of Life Sciences
Encyclopdia Britannica Online
English Drama ( Lion ) ( 1280-1915 )
English Poetry ( Lion ) ( 600-1900 )
Environment Index ( EBSCOhost ) ( 1973- )
ERIC ( EBSCOhost ) ( 1966- ) eng
Ethnic NewsWatch
Ethnic NewsWatch and ENW: A History
Faber Poetry Library ( Lion ) ( 1900- )
Fiction Catalog
Film & Television Literature Index ( EBSCO )
GenderWatch ( 1974- )
GeoRef ( 1785- )
GPO Access ( U. S. Government Printing Office )
Grove Art Online
Grove Music Online
Handbook of Latin American Studies
Harvard Geospatial Library
Health Business Fulltext Elite
HeinOnline Law Journal Library
Heritage of the Printed Book
Highwire Press
Historical Abstracts with Full Text ( EBSCO )
History of Science, Technology, and Medicine ( 1975- )
HOLLIS Classic
IEEE/IEE Electronic Library ( IEL )
Index Islamicus ( 1906- )
Index to 19th Century American Art Periodicals
Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals
Index to Jewish Periodicals ( EBSCOhost )
Index to Legal Periodicals Retrospective: 1908-1981
Index Translationum ( Ingenta )
Inspec ( 1969- ) ( EBSCOhost )
Inspec Archive ( 1898-1968 ) ( EBSCOhost )
Institute of Physics Journals ( IOP )
International Index to Music Periodicals
International Index to the Performing Arts
International Political Science Abstracts
JAMA & Archives Collections
JSTOR African American Studies
JSTOR African Studies
JSTOR American Indian Studies
JSTOR Anthropology
JSTOR Archaeology
JSTOR Asian Studies
JSTOR Biological Sciences
JSTOR Business
JSTOR Classical Studies
JSTOR Economics
JSTOR Education
JSTOR Film Studies
JSTOR Finance
JSTOR Folklore
JSTOR General Science
JSTOR Geography
JSTOR History
JSTOR Jewish Studies
JSTOR Latin American Studies
JSTOR Mathematics
JSTOR Middle East Studies
JSTOR Performing Arts
JSTOR Philosophy
JSTOR Political Science
JSTOR Population Studies
JSTOR Psychology
JSTOR Religion
JSTOR Slavic Studies
JSTOR Sociology
JSTOR Statistics
LGBT Life with Full Text ( EBSCOhost )
Library of Congress Online Catalog
Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts ( CSA )
Literature Online ( Lion ) Criticism
Literature Online ( Lion ) Full Text
MagillOnLiterature Plus ( EBSCOhost )
Making of Modern Law
MasterFILE Premier ( EBSCOhost )
MathSciNet ( AMS )
Military and Government Collection ( EBSCOhost )
MLA Directory of Periodicals ( EBSCOhost )
MLA International Bibliography / Modern Language Association ( 1926 ) ( EBSCOhost )
Nation Archives ( EBSCOhost ) ( 1865- )
National Bureau of Economic Research ( NBER ) Working Papers
National Technical Information Service: NTIS ( 1964- ) ( EBSCOhost )
New England Journal of Medicine Full Text
New Testament Abstracts ( EBSCOhost )
New York Times ( 1851-2005 ) ( ProQuest Historical Newspapers )
Nineteenth-Century Fiction ( Lion ) ( 1786-1900 )
Oceanic Abstracts ( CSA )
Old Testament Abstracts ( EBSCOhost )
Optics InfoBase
Oxford Art Online
Oxford Companion to American Literature
Oxford English Dictionary
Oxford Reference Online Premium Collection
Oxford Reference Online: Art and Architecture
Oxford Reference Online: Bilingual Dictionaries
Oxford Reference Online: Biological Sciences
Oxford Reference Online: Classics
Oxford Reference Online: Computing
Oxford Reference Online: Earth and Environmental Science
Oxford Reference Online: Economics and Business
Oxford Reference Online: Encyclopedia
Oxford Reference Online: English Dictionaries and Thesauruses
Oxford Reference Online: English Language Reference
Oxford Reference Online: Food and Drink
Oxford Reference Online: History
Oxford Reference Online: Law
Oxford Reference Online: Literature
Oxford Reference Online: Maps and Illustrations
Oxford Reference Online: Medicine
Oxford Reference Online: Military History
Oxford Reference Online: Mythology and Folklore
Oxford Reference Online: Names and Places
Oxford Reference Online: Performing Arts
Oxford Reference Online: Physical Sciences and Mathematics
Oxford Reference Online: Politics and Social Sciences
Oxford Reference Online: Quotations
Oxford Reference Online: Religion and Philosophy
Oxford Reference Online: Science
PAIS International and PAIS Archive
Patrologia Latina Database
Periodicals Archive Online: Literary Studies Collection
Periodicals Index Online ( ProQuest )
Philosopher's Index ( EBSCO )
Pollution Abstracts ( CSA )
Primary Search ( EBSCOhost )
Project Muse
ProQuest Asian Business
ProQuest European Business
ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Times of India ( 1838-2001 ) ( ProQuest )
PsycINFO ( EBSCOhost )
PubMed with full text ( MEDLINE ) ( Harvard PIN required )
RAMBI: The Index of Articles on Jewish Studies
Readers' Guide Retrospective ( 1890-1982 )
Regional Business News ( EBSCOhost )
RILM Abstracts of Music Literature ( EBSCOhost Interface )
Royal Society of Chemistry Journals Archive ( 1841-1996 )
Russian Academy of Sciences Bibliographies ( Eureka on the Web ) ( 1992- )
Science Citation Index Expanded ( ISI Web of Science ) ( 1900- )
SCIPIO: Art and Rare Book Sales Catalogs ( Eureka on the Web ) ( Late 1500s- )
SCIRUS ( Elsevier )
Social Sciences Citation Index ( ISI Web of Science ) ( 1956- )
Social Services Abstracts ( CSA )
Sociological Abstracts ( 1963- )
SPIE Digital Library - eBooks
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Twentieth Century American Poetry ( Lion ) ( 1914-1997 )
Twentieth-Century English Poetry ( Lion )
Visual Information Access ( VIA )
Wall Street Journal ( 1889-1991 ) ( ProQuest Historical Newspapers )
Wall Street Journal - Proquest
Water Resources Abstracts ( CSA )
Web of Science
Wiley InterScience
WorldCat ( FirstSearch )
Worldwide Political Science Abstracts ( 1975- )
Your Journals@OVID
Zoological Record Plus

Primary Resources

These will be used in the "Quick Search", and offered as default choices in the "Advanced Search"

Secondary Resources

These will be offered as choices in the "Advanced Search"

Step #2: Modify Labels and Search Box Sizes

"Quick Search"

Search Button label   Search Box size

"Advanced Search"

Search Button label   Search Box size
Primary Resources Label   Secondary Resources Label

Step #3: Test the Forms, Get the Code

These search forms access e-resources that are licensed for Harvard use only. Once a search is initiated the user will be prompted for HUID and PIN unless an active E-Research cookie has already been set in the browser.

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