Recommendation Lists Response Field

The recommendationLists field will be populated if the query is eligible for database recommendations or best bets.

Database Recommendations

Each database recommendation contains the following three fields:
  • title - the database title
  • description - the brief description of the database
  • link - the URL with the library proxy embedded to the database

Example - A recommendationLists element in XML format

<recommendationLists>
  <recommendationList type="database">
    <recommendation title="CINAHL with Full Text"
        description="The Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature"
        link="http://proxy.myinstitution.edu/login?URL=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&amp;profile=ehost"/>
  </recommendationList>
</recommendationLists>

Best Bets

Each best bet contains the following three fields:
  • title - the best bet title
  • description - the best bet message
  • link - the URL to a web page with more details

Example - A recommendationLists element in XML format

<recommendationLists>
  <recommendationList type="bestBet">
    <recommendation icon="null" title="Library Hours" description="&lt;p&gt;Sun: 7am - 10pm &amp;nbsp; &amp;nbsp; Thu: 7am - 10pm&lt;/p&gt;&#xd;
&lt;p&gt;Mon: 7am - 10pm &amp;nbsp; &amp;nbsp; Fri: 7am - 8pm&lt;/p&gt;&#xd;
&lt;p&gt;Tue: 7am - 10pm &amp;nbsp; &amp;nbsp; Sat: 10am - 6pm&lt;/p&gt;&#xd;
&lt;p&gt;Wed: 7am - 10pm&lt;/p&gt;" link=""/>

  </recommendationList>
</recommendationLists>