How to integrate BrowZine with Summon

A number of libraries who utilize Summon for searching their collection want to provide a direct link to BrowZine  as they would rather direct users to BrowZine rather than Serials Solutions Journal A-Z list.  This can be easily done using the Serials Solutions Client Center tools.

The goal of this tutorial is to allow you to modify the
Main Menu area which from the public view appears in the top right hand corner of every page of the Summon interface and will look something like this:

The exact look of this will be based on the options you presently have selected.  What some libraries have done is utilize the ability to add a "Custom Link" to this header and label it "Browse eJournals" or just "eJournals" and have this link back to BrowZine.  It will then appear as shown above.

To do this, log into your Client Center and then navigate to the section entitled "Summon" and then "Administration Console".

The first admin screen is titled "Settings" and this is the one with the option you want.
Scroll down this page to the section with the heading "Custom Link" and set it up as shown:

Here you will want to specify your library's BrowZine Library ID where it says "XXXX" above if you are unsure of your library's ID, simply contact us at for assistance.  Then, in the text area call it "Browse eJournals" or something similar to make it clear to your users what to expect when they click this link.

You could even add an image here and you might consider adding one from our press pack of images which you can download here.

Library Configuration and FAQ

  1. About the BrowZine Taxonomy
  2. Your Institution Logo in BrowZine
  3. Publisher EZProxy Definitions and Common Issues
  4. EZProxy Configuration Instructions
  5. WAM Proxy Configuration Instructions
  6. Proxy Auto-Configuration (PAC) file Configuration Instructions
  7. Proxy Configuration Instructions
  8. How does authentication work with the BrowZine app? (iOS & Android)
  9. What is a Proxy Server and how does it work?
  10. What Proxy Servers do you Support?
  11. OpenAthens FAQ
  12. Shibboleth FAQ
  13. Does BrowZine support VPN? (iOS, Android & Web)
  14. EZProxy: Proxy by port or Proxy by Domain?
  15. Overview of the BrowZine Pairing Service (iOS & Android)
  16. LibGuide Integrations
  17. RefWorks and BrowZine (iOS & Android)
  18. BrowZine Marketing Widget - Integration Issues and FAQ
  19. BrowZine Marketing Widget - iFrame Workaround
  20. BrowZine Marketing Widget - Whitelabel Edition
  21. Getting Started with your Trial / Subscription (iOS, Android & Web)
  22. Inter-Library Loan / Link Resolvers and BrowZine (All Platforms)
  23. How do I integrate BrowZine's journal title/ISSN lookup into my library webpage?
  24. BrowZine Web & LibKey Accessibility
  25. How to integrate BrowZine within Primo
  26. How to integrate BrowZine with Summon
  27. How to integrate BrowZine within EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS)
  28. How to integrate BrowZine within OCLC WorldCat Discovery
  29. Creating a drop-down menu with BrowZine Durable URL's in HTML
  30. Extended A-Z BrowZine Web Search to cover all Library Titles
  31. BrowZine API Functionality
  32. BrowZine and OpenAthens Overview
  33. Finding your OpenAthens Redirector URL
  34. How do I add a BrowZine's journal title/ISSN search box to my OpenAthens home page?
  35. How To Find Your Primo Link Resolver Base URL
  36. Determining your ProQuest ID
  37. List of Domains to Whitelist for BrowZine and LibKey Operation

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