What is the customized In-house Link?
The In-house Link option is a free service that provides a link from a CAS or STN record of interest to your local (chosen) web service. The following products provide this service through the ChemPort Connection:
The In-house Link allows your patrons to take full advantage of the document services your local web service provides. Examples of services you provide may include:
How does the In-house Link work?
After the initial setup (described below), users of SciFinder, SciFinder Scholar, STN, and other CAS services will see a link to your local web service on the ChemPort Connection page.
When a user clicks the link, the user's browser is pointed to your local web service (or another web service of your choice). The link contains descriptive information about the document of interest, including complete bibliographic information. From that point forward the pages the user sees, and the services delivered, are provided from your local web service.
Setup and Operation
Setup of the In-house Link is performed by your organization's SciFinder, SciFinder Scholar, or STN Site Administrator. If you do not know who your administrator is, you can contact CAS Customer Service.
The administrator must contact CAS Customer Service to request additional information and obtain access to a web site for maintaining the In-house Link Option (Some administrators delegate the technical work of site administration to their web master or web technology expert). The administrator is responsible for supplying and maintaining the information required to activate the In-house Link. This information includes: