14 Language component

Summary

Include the language component in the URL to specify the language in which to view FirstSearch instructions, labels, and help files.

Instructions, labels, and help files are viewed in English when the language component is not included in a URL.

The following table contains options, formats, and examples for the language component:

Language Component format Component example
French language=fr language=french language=fr
Spanish language=es language=spanish language=es


Examples of IP-address recognition URLs

Example 1

Example http://firstsearch.oclc.org/fsip?language=fr&done=http://www.oclc.org/oclc/menu/francais.htm
Description Log on to the French version of FirstSearch. When exiting FirstSearch, send the user to the French version of the OCLC home page (http://www.oclc.org/oclc/menu/francais.htm).


Example 2

Example http://firstsearch.oclc.org/fsip?language=es&dbname=worldcat
Description Log on to the Spanish version of FirstSearch, entering at the default search screen for the WorldCat database.