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University IT Service Catalogue


University Web Search for Webmasters

Information For Users Of The Service Catalogue

The University IT Service Catalogue will be decommissioned in the Summer of 2021. This website is no longer being maintained.  

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The University has a site-wide search engine that indexes web content available within the domain, and known University-owned content in other domains. The indexing works on a rolling schedule to ensure indexing occurs several times per week. It also indexes Raven-authenticated content.

Features and Benefits

Features & Benefits 

The web-search facility

  • searches all websites within the University
  • can be configured to either a University-wide search or constrained to a limited set of servers
  • comes with optional auto-complete functionality of the search box to make it mobile device-friendly

Web search is an optional configuration in the Falcon content management service.

How Much Does It Cost?

How much does it cost? 

University Web Search for Webmasters is free of charge to University staff.

How Do I Get This Service?

How do I get this service? 

University Web Search For Webmasters is available by self-service. 

Guidance on how to set up search boxes is available online. 

How Quickly Can I Get This Service?

How quickly can I get this service? 

Available immediately.

Support Details & Contact Information

Support Details & Contact Information 

Please email 

(for opening times, see Supported Service Hours)

Available Service Hours

When is this service available? 

The service is available 24/7.

Supported Service Hours

Supported Service Hours 

Support during normal UIS working hours:

The service is supported:

Monday - Friday: 8.30am - 5pm

(excluding UK Bank Holidays and University closures)

Service for:

Service supplier