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Access Persistent Links in Databases


In order to view any persistent link from off-campus, add the Drake Proxy prefix to the beginning of the URL: http://cowles-proxy.drake.edu/login?url=

AccessPharmacy

FOR ARTICLES: From the article level, simply copy the URL from the browser. It is a persistent link.

AccessScience

FOR ARTICLES: From the article level, scroll to the bottom of the page to ‘How to cite this article.’ Copy the Digital Object Identifier (DOI) for the article and create the URL by adding http://dx.doi.org/ to the DOI.

EXAMPLE: http://cowles-proxy.drake.edu/login?url=http://dx.doi.org/10.1036/1097-8542.641200

American Chemical Society (ACS Publications)

FOR ARTICLES: Perform a search. From the search results screen, construct the URL using the Digital Object Identifier (DOI) for the article to which you want to link. http://dx.doi.org/

EXAMPLE: http://cowles-proxy.drake.edu/login?url=http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/nn800264q

Annual Reviews

FOR ARTICLES: From the abstract page of a specific article, copy the URL in the browser. It is a persistent URL.

ARTstor

FOR IMAGES: When you find an image, highlight it, click ‘Share’ in the top header bar, then ‘Generate Image URL.’ Copy the URL.

Birds of North America

FOR ARTICLES: From the article level, scroll to the bottom of the page for the citation information. The persistent link is here.

NOTE: Use either the URL or the Digital Object Identifier, DOI (by adding http://dx.doi.org/ in front it). Do not use both.

Britannica Online

FOR ARTICLES: From the top of any article, click ‘Cite Article’ and copy the URL. The URL is also at the bottom of every article in the citation information.

Chronicle of Higher Education

FOR ARTICLES: The URL in the browser is a stable link. Or from a search, the stable URL is included in the brief information listed before you enter the article.

Columbia International Affairs Online (CIAO)

FOR ARTICLES: After your search, there will be a URL listed below each result. Copy the URL.

ConsumerLab

FOR ARTICLES: All URLs in ConsumerLab are stable. Simply copy the URL in the browser.

CountryWatch

FOR ARTICLES: According to CountryWatch, all URLs are stable except for CountryWire articles and Search Engine results. Simply copy the URL in the browser.

CREDO Reference

FOR ARTICLES or REFERENCE BOOKS: All URLs in CREDO are stable. Simply copy the URL in the browser. Note, if you are in an article and would like the URL for the entire book, scroll to the bottom of the entry and copy the URL in the citation information.

CSA Illumina

Communication Studies: A SAGE Full-Text Collection & Education: A SAGE Full-Text Collection

FOR ARTICLES: From your search, click “View Record” below the article title, copy the DOI and append it to: http://dx.doi.org.

EXAMPLE: http://cowles-proxy.drake.edu/login?url=http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1461444808094356

ERIC (Cambridge Scientific Abstracts version); Social Services Abstracts; Sociological Abstracts

FOR ARTICLES: From your search, click the title of the article you would like to link to. Copy the DOI and append it to: http://dx.doi.org/. For ERIC, copy the “Resource Location.” NOTE: The DOI will NOT link to CSA but rather to the publisher.

EXAMPLE: http://cowles-proxy.drake.edu/login?url=http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0144686X07006472

EBSCOhost Databases

FOR SEARCHES: After you perform your search, right below the number of results, there is a green bar, on the right side of the bar is “Alert/Save/Share.” Click this link to see the persistent URL for your search.

FOR ARTICLES: After you perform your search click on the title of the article/record you want to view. On the right hand side of the screen you’ll see an icon that looks like two chain links (it may say “Permalink”). Click on this, and your permalink will appear at the top of the screen; copy and “paste” this into BlackBoard, and your students will have direct access to the article (whether they be on-campus or off)

EBSCOhost databases include: Academic Search Complete; America: History & Life; Art Abstracts; ATLA Religion Database; Bibliography of Native North Americans; Biological Abstracts; Business Source Complete; Communication & Mass Media Complete; EconLit; ERIC; Gender Studies; GreenFILE; Health Source: Consumer Edition; Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition; Historical Abstracts; International Pharmaceutical Abstracts; LGBT Life; Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts; Literary Reference Center; Mental Measurements Yearbook; MLA (Modern Language Assn.) Bibliography; MLA (Modern Language Assn.) Directory of Periodicals; Nation Archive; National Review Archive; New Republic Archive; Newspaper Source; Professional Development Collection; PsycARTICLES; PsycCRITIQUES; PsycINFO; Regional Business News; Scientific American Archive; Teacher Reference Center; Tests In Print; and Vocational & Career Collection.

EmeraldPlus

FOR ARTICLES: After a search, click the title of the article. Copy the ‘Article URL’ listed below the abstract.

Gale Cengage

Gale Virtual Reference Library

FOR ARTICLES: From your search, click on the title of the article you want to link to. Scroll to the bottom of the article, copy the URL included in the citation information.

Gale Virtual Reference Library includes: Business Plans Handbook and International Directory of Company Histories.

Making of Modern Law & Making of Modern Law Trials

FOR ARTICLES: From your search, click the ‘Full Citation’ link just below the article title. The persistent URL is listed in the source citation information.

Greenwood

FOR ARTICLES: From the article level, click ‘citation’ to the upper right. Use the URL provided in the citation as the persistent URL.

Greenwood databases include: African American Experience and Latino American Experience.

Ingenta.com

FOR ARTICLES: Use ‘http://openurl.ingenta.com/content?genre=article’ You then need to specify the article required by adding metadata elements to the URL. Ingenta recommends including the following elements as a minimum to obtain best results: ISSN (&issn=); Volume (&volume=); Issue (&issue=); Start page of article (&spage=); and End page of article (&epage=).

For example: http://cowles-proxy.drake.edu/login?url=http://openurl.ingenta.com/content?genre=article&issn=0190-2725&volume=71&issue=3&spage=209&epage=212

Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR)

FOR ARTICLES: ICPSR utilizes Digital Object Identifiers or DOIs. In ICPSR the DOI is found near the top of each metadata record describing a study and is also appended to the data citation. Simply add http://dx.doi.org/ to the DOI.

EXAMPLE: http://cowles-proxy.drake.edu/login?url=http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR06849

IOPScience (Institute of Physics)

FOR ARTICLES: IOPScience utilizes Digital Object Identifiers or DOIs. Click on the article title you wish to link to and the DOI is listed in the blue box at the top of the page with the rest of the citation information. Simply add http://dx.doi.org/ to the DOI.

EXAMPLE: http://cowles-proxy.drake.edu/login?url=http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0954-3899/35/12/125101

JSTOR

FOR ARTICLES: After you perform a search (and before you click on a specific article), the persistent URL is listed at “Stable URL” when you click on the “Article Information” link right below the title and author name. If you have clicked on an article title, the “Article Information” button is on the right.

FOR JOURNALS: If you click on a journal title, the persistent URL is the URL in your browser. You can use that URL.

LexisNexis Academic

FOR ARTICLES: Once you know the article you want to link to, open a new browser window (so you can refer to your article). Go to http://www.amdev.net/lna_source_link.php.

On the left side of the screen under durable links, click on: Articles, Shows, Cases, or Sources depending on the item you want to link to.

EXAMPLE: To link to the article ‘Room to Relax?’ from the August 2nd, 2008 issue of The Irish Times, click ‘article,’ then enter the publication name The Irish Times, then the author (if known), the article title ‘Room to Relax?’ then the date. Hit submit and the URL is: http://www.lexisnexis.com/us/lnacademic/api/version1/sr?shr=t&csi=142626&sr=HLEAD(Room+to+relax?)+AND+DATE+IS+August+2+2008.

Don’t forget to add the proxy to the beginning of the URL.

National Journal Group’s Policy Central

FOR ARTICLES: All URLs are stable. Simply copy the URL from the browser.

Natural Standard

FOR ARTICLES: All URLs are stable. Simply copy the URL in your browser.

Nature

FOR ARTICLES: From the search screen or on the full-text page of an article, just below (sometimes above) the title is the Digital Object Identifier or DOI. Simply add this prefix to the DOI: http://dx.doi.org/

EXAMPLE: http://cowles-proxy.drake.edu/login?url=http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/453700b

Nature also includes: News@Nature

NetLibrary

FOR BOOKS: The best URL to use is the one found in our online catalog. Search for your book in the OPAC, right click on the URL link for the book and ‘Copy Shortcut.’

New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)

FOR ARTICLES: All URLs in NEJM are stable (for the full-text HTML view or the PDF version). Simply copy the URL from the browser.

Newsbank

FOR ARTICLES: Scroll to the bottom of the article where you’ll see a grey box with “To bookmark this article, right-click on the link below, and copy the link location.” You can then paste the stable URL into any document.

Newsbank includes: The Chicago Tribune, The Des Moines Register and The New York Times (2000-current).

Original Sources

FOR DOCUMENTS: URLs in Original Sources are stable. From the document view, simply copy the URL in the browser.

Oxford Online

African American Studies Center Online & Oxford Islamic Studies Online

FOR ARTICLES: From the article level, click the ‘Cite’ icon towards the top left of the page. The citation information contains the persistent URL to that article.

Oxford Art Online & Oxford Music Online

FOR ARTICLES: From the article level, click the ‘Cite’ icon towards the top right of the page. The citation information contains the persistent URL to the article.

Oxford Reference Online

FOR ARTICLES: The stable URL is included in the citation information at the end of the article.

Policy, Form & Manual Analysis (PF&M)

FOR ARTICLES: Links to articles are stable. Simply copy the URL from the browser.

ProjectMUSE

Every URL to an article in ProjectMUSE is stable. Simply find the article you want, click “View HTML” or “View PDF” and copy the URL.

ProQuest Databases

FOR ARTICLES: Click on an article, in the ‘Document View’ page, scroll to the bottom and copy the ‘Document URL.’

ProQuest databases include: Ethnic NewsWatch; GenderWatch; The New York Times (1851-three years ago); and The Wall Street Journal.

ScienceDirect

FOR ARTICLES: From your search, click the title of the article you would like to link to. Copy the DOI and append it to: http://dx.doi.org/

EXAMPLE: http://cowles-proxy.drake.edu/login?url=http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cbpa.2008.05.132

Smithsonian Global Sound

FOR RECORDINGS: From your search, click the ‘View Static URLs’ below the record you want to access. A new window will open, copy the URL.

SuperSearch

FOR SEARCHES: After you perform your search, there is an “Alert/Save/Share” link at the top of the result list. Click this link and look for the persistent URL for your search (EBSCO also calls this a Permalink).

FOR ARTICLES: After you perform your search click on the title of the article/record you want to view. In the right-hand panel is a list of Tools; click on the Permalink tool and a link will appear at the top of the record (just above the title).

Wiley InterScience

FOR ARTICLES: Click the ‘Abstract’ link below the article title. Scroll to the bottom of the abstract, copy the DOI and append it to: http://dx.doi.org/

EXAMPLE: http://cowles-proxy.drake.edu/login?url=http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/gj.3350300308


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