The History Widget

Open up your collection to your library users even more quickly via the 19th Century Masterfile: 1106-1930 Widget. You can deploy this anywhere within your library website.

The following code is offered 'as is' to 19th Century Masterfile libraries at no additional fee:

<!--NCM Search Widget-->
<!--Insert your proxy URL in the line starting with var url="-->
<!--e.g. var url=" -->

<script type="text/javascript">
function ncmsearch(){
var url="[ my proxy URL ]"
var searchInputEl = document.getElementById("ncmSearchInput");
document.location=url + encodeURIComponent(searchInputEl.value) ;
<script type="text/javascript">
function getKeyValue(e,form){
var key=e.keyCode || e.which;
if (key==13){

Insert the search box somewhere in your html.
Make any style changes you want, but don't change the ids or names.

<div id="ncmSearchBox" style="border: 1px solid #666666; background-color:#FFFFFF;margin: 0 1.00em 1.00em 0; padding: 1.00em 0.75em;">
<div id="enterText" style="position: absolute; left: -1000em; width: 20em;">Enter your search terms:</div>
<input type="text" id="ncmSearchInput" size="30" onKeyPress="getKeyValue(event,this.form)" />
<div style="display:inline"><input type="button" value="Search" onclick="ncmsearch()"/></div>

<!--/NCM Search Widget -->