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=
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.
|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/
|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.
|Chronicle of Higher Education|
|Columbia International Affairs Online (CIAO)|
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 the article level, click ‘citation’ to the upper right. Use the URL provided in the citation as the persistent URL.
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=).
|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.
|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.
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 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.
|National Journal Group’s Policy Central|
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/
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: 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.
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
|Policy, Form & Manual Analysis (PF&M)|
FOR ARTICLES: Click on an article, in the ‘Document View’ page, scroll to the bottom and copy the ‘Document URL.’
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/
|Smithsonian Global Sound|
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).
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/