Search Tools

Incoporating the GIGA IZ Online Catalogue into your own website

By incorporating the following code into your website, you will be able to search the GIGA IZ Online Catalogue from your website.

This is what it looks like (start your search here!):

GIGA IZ Logo  
 
Tip: You can use the asterisk for right truncation (e.g. election* conflict*)

<div id="iz_parent">
  <div id="iz_chield" style="display:table-cell; vertical-align:middle;">
    <img src="http://opac.giga-hamburg.de/tools/giga_iz_logo_50_px.png" border="0" alt="GIGA IZ Logo"/>&nbsp;&nbsp;
  </div>
  <div id="iz_chield" style="display:table-cell; vertical-align:middle;padding-top:10px;">
    <form method="get" action="http://opac.giga-hamburg.de/q/" id="form" target="_blank">
      <input name="q" type="text" id="query"/ size="20" style="display:table-cell; vertical-align:middle;">&nbsp;
      <input type="submit" value="Find" name="iz"/>
    </form>
  </div>
  <div style="font-size:10px;font-family:Verdana;">Tip: You can use the asterisk for right truncation (e.g. election* conflict*)</div>
</div>

Searching the GIGA IZ Online Catalogue directly from your browser

In popular web browsers (Firefox, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer), you can search different sources using a search field in the browser. You can add the GIGA IZ Online Catalogue to these options by installing our search plug-in. The code for this is included in this website.

Installing the plug-in for Mozilla Firefox

  1. Click on the search icon in the search field of your browser.
  2. Select "Add GIGA Online Catalogue."
    You can immediately start searching the online catalogue from your browser’s search field.
  3. If the above-mentioned option is not displayed, click on this link to install the plug-in. Enable the tick box to use the plug-in immediately. Then click on “Add.”

Using the plug-in

  1. Select "GIGA Online Catalogue" in the browser’s search box.
  2. Enter your search terms and press “Enter.”

Installing the plug-in for Microsoft Internet Explorer

  1. Click on this link to add the GIGA IZ Online Catalogue as a search engine in Internet Explorer.
  2. Click "Add" to confirm the installation.

Using the plug-in

  1. Click on the arrow next to the search icon (magnifying glass) and select the GIGA icon for the GIGA IZ Online Catalogue.
  2. Enter your search terms and press “Enter."