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LibGuides Manual

Databases

The Library of Congress subscribes to a large number of diverse subscription databases.  These resources are cataloged and accessible via the E-Resources Online Catalog (EROC). In addition to subscription databases, there are also a large number of free resources that have been selected by subject specialists at the Library included in the EROC. As part of LibGuides, the Library provides an A-Z Database list that includes both the name of each resource, a link to that resource, and a description for each database.

Video Tutorial - Adding Database Links

Begin by watching this short video for instructions and requirements when adding EROC databases to a guide. This video is 03:43 in length.

View all LibGuides Tutorials on the LS Training website.

Add - Database

Use Add / Reorder to add a Database to an exisitng box in your LibGuide:

  • Click on Add / Reorder and select Database from the drop-down menu
  • Start typing the title of the item you would like to reuse, and matching results will be shown below

Subscription Databases Reusable Box or Boilerplate Coding

Reuse the "Subscription Resources" box below on pages where you provide links to subscription databases. Or, you can copy and paste the HTML code into an existing Rich Text window. This message notifies users that these resources cannot be accessed outside of the Library.  

Subscription Databases Reusable Box

The subscription resources marked with a padlock are available to researchers on-site at the Library of Congress. If you are unable to visit the Library, you may be able to access these resources through your local public or academic library.

Subscription Databases Boilerplate HTML Code

To add the boilerplate text to a Rich Text/HTML box by copying the string of code below into your box; remember to paste it in the "Source" (code view) of the RIch Text/HTML box.

<p>The subscription resources marked with a padlock <img alt="" src="https://libapps.s3.amazonaws.com/sites/9874/icons/22009/padlock-308589__340.png" style="width: 14px; height: 16px;" /> are available to researchers on-site at the Library of Congress. If you are unable to visit the Library, you may be able to access these resources through your local public or academic library.</p>