Service Nova Scotia (SNS) has licensed the Google Search Appliance (GSA) as an enterprise search solution for all Government of Nova Scotia departments, officies, agencies and Nova Scotia municipalities. The appliance is managed by SNS's e-Service division, and it currently crawls across a wide number of domains and websites. The following links provide more information about the using the appliance, as well as helpful hints and instructions on getting the most out of the appliance and your websites.
Information on adding a GSA search box to your site.
Information on using the sitesearch parameter.
Information on using a collection search parameter.
Instructions for Nova Scotia municipalities on setting up the GSA on your site.
Information on how to customize the GOVNS Front End with your departmental name, contact information and banner image.
Information on how to customize your GSA's search results page.
A comprehensive list of questions regarding the GSA.
When working with the GSA, use these tips and guidelines to improve the search experience for users trying to find your content.
If you have any questions about the GSA or how to incorporate it into your site, please contact Service Nova Scotia and provide as many details as possible.