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Creating durable links: Article links

How to create stable links to use in your Brightspace modules

Article links

How to create links to database articles

This page shows you how to create links to articles found on our subscribed databases

For any not mentioned below the general method will be similar but if further help is required please contact Learning Services for assistance

EBSCO

EBSCO‚Äč

(Including CINAHL, and Communication & Mass Media Complete)

  1. Select the article you’d like to link to from the EBSCO results screen (If you've come to the article result directly from Summon ignore this step)
  2. On the right side of the screen under the Tools menu, click on Permalink
  3. A small popup box will appear at the top of the page with the direct persistent link to the article.
  4. You can now copy the link

JSTOR

JSTOR

  1. Select the article you’d like to link to from the JSTOR results screen (click on the article title)
  2. Locate the stable URL (this appears at the top left of the page near the article details)
  3. Highlight and copy this address

Oxford Journals (and Art Online)

Oxford Journals (and Art Online)

View the article and copy the URL from the browser address bar

Sage

Sage

Select the article you’d like to link to and then copy the URL from the browser address bar

Springer Link

Springer Link

  1. Find the article you’d like to create a link for and select the article title text to view it
  2. Then copy the URL from the browser address bar

Wiley

Wiley

View the article you’d like to link to and then copy the URL from the browser address bar

Emerald

Emerald

Select the article you’d like to link to and then copy the URL from the browser address bar

Lexis Library

Lexis Library

  1. Once you’ve found an article in Lexis click Share link at the bottom right of the page.
  2. Then right-click the bold text in the pop-up window and select Copy Shortcut or Copy Link address from the resulting pop-up menu

ProQuest

ProQuest

Select the article you’d like to link to and then copy the URL from the browser address bar

Science Direct

Science Direct

  1. View the full text article
  2. Locate the DOI (or Digital Object Identifier) at the top of the page
  3. Right click and copy the link address

Taylor and Francis

Taylor and Francis

  1. Select the article you’d like to link to
  2. Copy the URL from the address bar