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Creating Permanent Links to Library E-Resources: Articles, Ebooks

Links to electronic versions of periodical articles, books, and book chapters available in the Library’s databases can be included in course outlines, and posted on Blackboard or on course websites, as an alternative to traditional print Reserves.These are available on and off campus.

Here are some instructions for how to do this relevant to the database vendor/distributor. Please contact your Program Librarian if you have any questions.

How to Create Persistent Links to Articles & E-books

How to Update Persistent Links Created Prior to June 26, 2017

As of June 26, 2017, off-campus access to online library resources has changed. Persistent links to library materials such as e-books, journal articles and databases must be updated. It’s a simple change – only the first part of the link needs to be replaced.

How to Update Persistent Links Created Prior to June 26, 2017.

Article / Persistent Link Updater

Article / Persistent Link Updater

(For updating links created prior to both June 26th 2017 and May 4th, 2016.)


Please copy and paste your old article link into this box: