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Linking to Articles

Create a stable URL

Article links found through library databases are often temporary links.To provide links that are stable and will work both on- and off-campus:

  1. Locate a stable URL.
  2. Add library authentication: Paste the stable URL in the box below and click "Convert link".

Locate stable URLs

  • Some databases produce stable URLs in the browser address bar. See example.. These include:
    • Grove
    • Project Muse
    • Wiley Interscience
  • ACM:
    Copy the DOI Bookmark. See example.
  • CQ:
    Copy the Document URL at the bottom of the screen. See example.
  • Emerald
    Copy the Article URL below the abstract. See example.
  • ProQuest:
    Look for Document URL at the end of the article information. (ProQuest Document URLs do not need to have the library authentication applied.) See example.
  • JSTOR:
    Copy Stable URL. See example.
  • Newsbank:
    Copy Open URL article bookmark at bottom of page. See example.
  • Thomson/Gale/Infotrac:
    Copy URL in the Source Citation at the end of the article. See example.


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