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EPIC search widget examples for schools

Search widget are search boxes that can be embedded on any website for users to directly conduct a search on an e-resource.

Below are working examples of search widgets that link through to e-resources included in New Zealand Schools' EPIC subscription plus links to instructions for setting them up yourself:

EPIC Discovery

  • Copy and paste the following html to embed the EPIC Discovery search box on to your website or 
  • Copy and paste the following html to embed the EPIC Discovery search box to your Access-It Web OPAC home page.

  • Copy and paste the following html to embed the EPIC Discovery Publication Search search box on to your website.
EPIC Discovery Publication Search


The proxy prefix required in STEP 2 of the instructions is: http://ezproxy.kotui.ac.nz/login?url=

Research databases


Gale Cengage

  • For instructions on how to embed any of the following Gale Cengage search widgets directly on to your website, go to:support.gale.com/widgets and login with the following location ID: per_k12





  • Download the following instructions to embed search boxes for each level of Britannica School on to your website.
Britannica School EditionHigh