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The interface to the University web search service will be updated at the end of April in conjunction with the upgrade to the backend search software.  As well as a new interface there will be changes to the administration of filters and quicklinks, these pages are being updated to reflect these changes.
 
For some years Information Services has provided a University-wide web search service that allows users both within the University and elsewhere to search for information on over 1000+ web sites operated by the University. Additionally, the service can be used to provide facilities for searching within individual sites, avoiding the need for webmasters to set up separate facilities for searching just their own servers. Authenticated users can view search results including pages that are for University-access only.

The interface (http://search.cam.ac.uk/) searches University web servers.  For logged-in Raven-authenticated users it also searches pages restricted by IP address to clients on the the University Network (which may also be available by Raven authentication from outside), the University Lookup service.

Webmasters (and web content providers) of web sites operated by the University are the primary audience of these documents, which detail use of features.

Last updated: April 2021

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