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What's New @ Your Library

You can choose between linking to the system-wide view of What's New or to the What's New page that displays your library's new materials. Alternatively, you can link directly to your library's new items by category.

What's New Page

  1. To link to the What's New page, start with this basic link:

    http://catalog.bccls.org/polaris/custom/whatsnew.aspx?ctx=

  2. Then, add the appropriate CTX # to the end of the resulting URL. If you want to link to the system-wide view of What's New, use the number 1:

    http://catalog.bccls.org/polaris/custom/whatsnew.aspx?ctx=1

    If you want to link to your library's What's New page, use your library's CTX #. (Find your library's CTX #)

    As an example, the final link for Allendale would look like this:

    http://catalog.bccls.org/polaris/custom/whatsnew.aspx?ctx=5

What's New Categories

  1. To link to one of the categories within What's New, start with this basic link:

    http://catalog.bccls.org/polaris/Search/newreleases.aspx?ListingTypeID=

  2. Then, add the Listing Type ID # for the category you wish to use to the end of the resulting URL. The following categories are available:

    Category Listing Type ID #
    New Books 26
    New Large Print 29
    New Sound Recordings 28
    New Videos 27


    For example, for New Books (Listing Type ID # 26), the link so far should look like this:

    http://catalog.bccls.org/polaris/Search/newreleases.aspx?ListingTypeID=26

  3. Next, add the following to the end of the URL:

    &ctx=

    For example, for New Books (Listing Type ID # 26), the link so far should look like this:

    http://catalog.bccls.org/polaris/Search/newreleases.aspx?ListingTypeID=26&ctx=

  4. Then, add your library's CTX # to the end of the URL. (Find your library's CTX #)

    As an example, if you were highlighting for Allendale (CTX # 5) for New Books (Listing Type ID # 26), the final link would look like this:

    http://catalog.bccls.org/polaris/Search/newreleases.aspx?ListingTypeID=26&ctx=5