ISBN Lookup Bookmarklet



These links are modified versions of John Udell's Library Lookup bookmarklet, available at:

John Udell: LibraryLookup homepage


modified in accordance with the Creative Commons license

This version allows you to highlight an ISBN number on any webpage, click on the toolbar button, and it will look up the ISBN in the Kent Library Catalog. 
For Netscape/Mozilla/Firefox: drag the link below to your personal toolbar: isbn lookup
For Internet explorer:  add to the 'Links' folder in favorites isbn lookup

Sample ISBN: 0385312083 (add appropriate link above to toolbar, or highlight ISBN and click on link above for your browser
Javascript code involved:

Mozilla/Firefox:
javascript:{var%20isbn=document.getSelection();void(win=window.open('http://galahad.missouri.edu'+'/search/i='+isbn,'LibraryLookup','scrollbars=1,resizable=1,location=1,width=575,height=500'))}

Internet Explorer
javascript:{var%20isbn=document.selection.createRange().text;void(win=window.open ('http://galahad.missouri.edu'+'/search/i='+isbn,'LibraryLookup','scrollbars=1,resizable=1,location=1,width=575,height=500'))}

Search by title/Mozilla: title lookup
code: javascript:{var%20title=document.getSelection();void(win=window.open('http://galahad.missouri.edu/search~S3/t='+
title,'LibraryLookup','scrollbars=1,resizable=1,location=1,width=575,height=500'))}

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Search by title/ IE     title lookup
code: javascript:{var%20title=document.selection.createRange().text;void(win=window.open ('http://galahad.missouri.edu/search~S3/t='+title,'LibraryLookup','scrollbars=1,resizable=1,location=1,width=575,height=500'))}



Modification to send ISSN to Open URL resolver
(E-Journal portal)
 
Mozilla/Firefox:
draggable link for SEMO: e-journal portal lookup
code:
javascript:{var%20jtitle=document.getSelection();void(win=window.open('http://zt8gm9vv5m.search.serialssolutions.com/?V=1.0&L=ZT8GM9VV5M&S=T_W_A&C='+jtitle,'LibraryLookup','scrollbars=1,resizable=1,location=1,width=575,height=500'))}

IE
draggable link: e-journal portal lookup
code:
javascript:{var%20jtitle=document.selection.createRange().text;void(win=window.open('http://zt8gm9vv5m.search.serialssolutions.com/?V=1.0&L=ZT8GM9VV5M&S=T_W_A&C='+jtitle,'LibraryLookup','scrollbars=1,resizable=1,location=1,width=575,height=500'))}

sample magazines for testing: (highlight title then click link above)

  newsweek  | journal of abnormal psychology | guitar player


 

kfs
11/15/2004  updated 10/21/2008