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Persistent Links / Permalinks: Creating Stable Links to Electronic Articles

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Creating Persistent Links/Permalinks to Library Resources

Persistent links, permalinks, or stable links are URLs that link to specific articles that should not change over time. Copying an article's URL from the address bar won't work in many cases. 

The process of creating stable links vary from resource to resource. Use the tabs to the left to learn how to setup persistent link for many of our most popular resources.

To comply with copyright laws, you should link to an article in your online course or website using a persistent link rather than uploading the PDF or text file.  

Links to all subscribed library content must begin with the following proxy string below. Otherwise, these resources will not be accessible off campus.

Open access resources and other freely available materials found online do not need the above proxy prefix. 

Please remember that stable links are not available for every resource and some may become unstable after a period of time.

If you need assistance please contact us: