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A-Z Database List: add, edit, & delete database vendors

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Another way you can organize your databases is by vendor. This can make it easy to filter your A-Z list to find databases on specific platforms, such as ProQuest or JSTOR. As an added benefit, if you have CMS, you can analyze your holdings by vendor, as well.


Adding database vendors

  1. From the Content dropdown, select A-Z Database List.
  2. Click on the Settings tab.
the Settings tab
From the A-Z Database List page, click on the Settings tab.
  1. Click on the Database Vendor panel.
  2. Click on the  Add Database Vendor button.
the Add Database Vendor button
To add a new vendor, click on the Add Database Vendor button in the Database Vendors panel.
  1. In the Add/Edit Database Vendor modal window give your new vendor a Name.
  2. Click the Save button.
the Add/Edit Database Vendor modal
In the Add/Edit Database Vendor modal, enter the name of your new database vendor.

Managing Database Vendors

  1. To see which databases are assigned to a vendor: click on the number in the Database Count column.
  2. To edit a database vendor: click on the Edit () icon in the Actions column.
  3. To delete a database vendor: click on the Delete () icon in the Actions column.
    • Note: this will only delete the database vendor -- it will not delete any databases associated with it.
  4. To export a list of your database vendors:
    • Use the Copy button to copy the list of the vendors displaying on the page, or the Excel or PDF button to export just the visible records in the respective format.
    • Or, click on Export All Records and select either HTML or CSV format to download the entire list.
options in the Database Vendors panel
In the Database Vendors panel, you can view the number databases assigned to each vendor. You can also edit, delete, and export vendors, as well.