Research Starters provide quick summaries of EBSCO Discovery Service' most popular topics. Research Starters can be enabled from Search Configuration and will be included in your EDS API search results, whenever available. If a Research Starter is available, it will always appear as the first search result in the list.

How To

Enable Research Starters

In order for Research Starters to be enabled, your EDS API search credentials must be properly configured.

  1. Within 'Search Configuration', click the 'EDS API' tile

  2. Click on the 'Placards' tab

  1. Make sure that 'Enable Research Starters' is checked


Add a Research Starter to a Bento Box

Prior to adding a Research Starter to a Bento Box, EDS API search must be configured, and Research Starters must be enabled.

  1. Navigate to the /multisearch Landing Page

  1. Click the + button in the top right corner of the panel you'd like to add the Research Starter to

  1. Click Bento Search in the left-hand menu

  1. Click Add a Bento Box

  1. Click on the 'Select a Bento Box' dropdown menu to expand it

  1. Select 'Research Starters' under 'EDS Search'

  2. Provide a title for the Bento Box

  3. Click FINISH

  1. Click SAVE to add the Research Starter as a Bento Box