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Creating durable links: E-Book links

How to create stable links to use in your Brightspace modules

eBook links

How to create links to eBooks & eBook chapters

This page shows you how to create links to whole eBooks or specific eBook chapters/sections for our two main eBook platforms Dawsonera and Ebrary


Dawsonera eBooks

  1. Find the eBook you would like to create a link to
  2. Select Read online to open the eBook
  3. Copy the URL from the browser address bar

​The Dawsonera links already contain the required University of Suffolk proxy so can be shared as they are to ensure off-campus access

Dawsonera eBook chapters

From the abstract page of a Dawsonera eBook you can copy chapter links

  1. Go to the 'Table of contents' section' near the bottom of the page
  2. Hover the mouse over the chapter you would like to link to and 'right click' to copy the link

​​(Note:  Remember to select the + symbol to open up each part and show all chapters)


Ebook Central

Ebook Central

  1. Find the eBook you would like to create a link to
  2. Select Read online to open the eBook
  3. At the top of the page you should see a link icon click this to open a pop out box displaying the link
  4. Copy the link

Ebook Central eBook chapters

To create links to a specific chapter/page within an eBook use the same method as above

After step 2 locate and view the specific page you would like to link to then continue to follow the above guidance from step 3.