Concept Map

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Concept Map is a new EDS Search interface that allows users to start a search within Stacks and refine their search terms in Concept Map which will be brought back into Stacks when clicking on Search New Results.

To configure Concept Map in Stacks:

  1. Navigate to the External Catalogs Tile (Dashboard > Search Configuration > External Catalogs).
  2. Click one of the following available tabs:
    1. Custom Search 1
    2. Custom Search 2
    3. Custom Search 3
  3. In the Base URL field, enter your URL
  4. In the Search Parameter field, enter
  5. In the Extra Parameters section enter the following, with your Site’s URL:
    &callback=https://[Your Stacks Site URL here]/eds?q=test&catalog=eds
  6. Click the SAVE CONFIGURATION button.

To enable Concept Map Search In Stacks:

  1. Navigate to the Settings tile (Dashboard > Search Configuration > Settings).
  2. Enable one of the unused ‘Additional Search’ options and select the external catalog tab that was used to apply the configuration (Custom 1, Custom 2, etc.)
  3. Click the SAVE CONFIGURATION button.

To use Concept Map and refine your search terms:

  1. From your Stacks site, select the correct search option and perform a search.
  2. A new browser tab will open with your Concept Map (you may be prompted to log in)
  3. Click on any topics to help refine your search.
  4. Click the Search New Results button.
  5. You will be redirected to your Stacks site with the new search terms added.