Federated Search

Federated Search is an OCLS opt-in service, providing licence and price negotiations, purchasing, and contract management of federated search and discovery services, link resolvers, and other third-party electronic resource access and management service tools. These products help institutions optimize the access, usage, data, and workflows of their collections in the physical and digital library. We currently assist participating college libraries with the licensing of Serials Solutions and EBSCO products that provide these enhanced online capabilities.

These include but are not limited to:

EBSCO

  • Full Text Finder (FTF; formerly known as A to Z and Link Source)
  • EBSCOhost Integrated Search (EHIS)
  • EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS)
  • EDS Custom Catalog

For details about the EDS Package consortial offer which includes all of the above services and more, please visit the Offers & Trials area of ERMA.

Serials Solutions (ProQuest)

  • 360 Core
  • 360 Link
  • 360 MARC Updates
  • 360 Search
  • Summon Discovery Service

For more information about the Federated Search service, please contact Coralee Leroux, eResources & Services Coordinator at cleroux@ocls.ca or 647-722-9324.