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Popular Features

  • Library-configurable relevancy ranking
  • Consortia support
  • Quick and easy-to-use results faceting
    • Unlimited facet categories
    • Completely configurable by the library and custom mapped to the library’s MARC data
    • Collapse/Expand facets
  • “Did you mean?” suggestions for queries with no results and misspelled terms
  • Automatic stemming and intelligent stop word handling
  • Breadcrumb trail with option to add or save facet for next search
  • Identifies found words and hit highlighting so users easily understand why a result appears
  • Enriched content from Syndetics, and book cover images from LibraryThing
  • RSS feeds
  • Rich full record display
    • Real-time availability status for catalog items
    • Google book previews
    • “Add This” widget for email, bookmarking and sharing with social networking sites
  • Syndetic enriched content
  • Powerful, configurable advanced search
  • Author and subject browse tree
  • Most extensive ILS support of any discovery layer
  • Configurable visual style to maintain a similar look and feel to its web presence
  • Users can print or email items, or export to popular bibliographic management tools
  • Internationalized user interfaces: English, Catalan, Dutch, French (France), Frisian, German, Maori, Norwegian, Russian, Samoan, Spanish, and Swedish.

Why AquaBrowser 3 is an Easy Choice

  • Affordable fully-hosted subscription model includes
    • Web 2.0 social networking
    • Enhanced authority subject searching
    • Complimentary integration with your library’s 360 Search search subscription
    • Two additional local data sets/local collections
    • Extensive reports that highlight usage statistics such as most popular searches and top orphan queries
    • Staff administrative control panel
  • Complies with accessibility standards including ADA/Section 508
  • More than 700 libraries use the AquaBrowser discovery layer