The Mardigian Library / Stamelos Gallery Center building is currently closed. We will reopen on Tuesday, September 1 with lobby only access for specific services (MeLCat, Interlibrary loan, reserves, student printing, checkouts, returns). Study space and the computer labs will not be available on September 1 but will follow later. Details regarding the reopening will be posted as they are available. Until we reopen, the Mardigian Library will continue to provide many library resources online as well as virtual research support. Librarians and Library Staff are available to answer questions from faculty, staff, and students during virtual library hours, either by chat, email, phone, or SMS. For further impact on library services, click here.

Library Virtual Hours:
Monday-Thursday 8 am to 9 pm  |  Friday 8 am to 6 pm  |  Saturday & Sunday noon to 6 pm

OFF-CAMPUS LINK TOOL

Create URL links to library resources that will work from off campus

Journal/newspaper articles and e-books

The URL in the address bar of your browser is often a temporary URL. Search the web page of the article or e-book for a stable URL (see examples below).

Add library authentication to the URL so that it can be accessed off campus. Paste the stable URL in the box below and click 'Convert link.'

Databases

If you are on campus and copy the link to a database (e.g., to post in Canvas), you will not have the authentication information that students will need to access the database off campus. Paste the database URL in the box below and click "Convert link."

Locate stable URLs

  • Some databases produce stable URLs in the browser address bar.
    • Oxford
    • ScienceDirect
    • SpringerLink
    • Wiley Online Library
  • ACM: Right click on and copy the DOI link location.
  • CQ databases: Copy the Document URL at the bottom of the page.
  • ebrary: Click Share Link to Book then copy link.
  • Emerald Insight: Right click on and copy the link location for the Permanent link to this document in the Article information.
  • Gale databases: (Academic OneFile, General OneFile, Health Reference Center Academic, etc.): Copy the Document URL in the Source Citation at the end of the article.
  • JSTOR: Copy Stable URL.
  • Newsbank: (Access World News, Archive of Americana, etc.): Right click on the URL at bottom of page and copy the link location.
  • ProQuest: Look for Document URL at the end of the article information. (NOTE: ProQuest Document URLs do not need to have the library authentication applied.)

Did you know?

  • 3D Printer in the Library
  • The Mardigian Library has one LulzBot 3D printer and we offer a 3D printing service for current students, faculty, and staff of the University of Michigan-Dearborn.

  • Please visit our 3D Printing Service page for information on 3D printing, resources for students and faculty, and how to submit your 3D Print Requests.