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Faculty: Linking to Library Resources

Creating Persistent Links to Catalog Records

  1. Locate the item you want to link to within the catalog, and click on the title to open the full catalog record.
  2. Look for the Persistent Link located at the bottom of the page. Avoid the URL at the top of the window, it varies with each session and will not work after the current session ends.

Permanent link highlighted within catalog record

  1. Copy the link by either
    1. hovering over the hypertext, right-clicking, and select 'Copy link address' or 
    2. highlighting the URL and selecting the 'Ctrl' and the 'C'  at the same time (or 'Command' and the 'C' if on a Mac) to copy the text
  2. The preferred method of linking to the resource is to hyperlink the book citation. Example for the record above:

Angelou, Maya. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings. Bantam Books, 1993.

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