The TRAIL widget is a search box that can be added to your LibGuides or webpages allowing users to search the TRAIL archive easily. It brings the search interface to your users!
Librarians using Springshare’s LibGuides software are familiar with the availability of many search widgets and the customization features available.
Example of the TRAIL Widget used in a Technical Report LibGuide at Iowa State University.
The TRAIL Widget Code can be found on the right side of the TRAIL LibGuide.
If you need technical assistance regarding this widget, contact Norma Dowell at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The TRAIL Search Interface is the free search engine for finding TRAIL digitized content: http://www.technicalreports.org/trail/search/. Please feel free to add this link to any guides, webpages, or instructional material where it would be useful.
The Processing Database (http://traildb.library.arizona.edu/) is a freely searchable and available tool used by TRAIL members and others to find the details regarding collections or series that have been received, inventoried, etc., at the University of Arizona, TRAIL’s central processing site. This database also provides the names of institutions that have contributed technical reports for digitization.