Customized Website Search Engines

David Rothman has taken the list of medical library websites published by M.D. Hardin (http://www.lib.uiowa.edu/hardin/hslibs.html) and built a Custom Search Engine to search them: http://davidrothman.net/medical-library-search-engine/.

Custom Google Search is available free, and even ad-free for nonprofits. I tried this out; take a look at my “EBP Site Search.” After refining it a bit (I need to customize the appearance), I plan to add the link to my intranet page. It was a bit tricky to add websites and get them to work, so here are my tips:

Build your own Google Custom Search at http://www.google.com/coop/cse/ .

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