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Linking to Library Resources in Blackboard

This faculty-oriented guide provides directions on how to link to library online resources in your Blackboard course. It includes detailed directions on how to create persistent links to content in the library's article databases.

Persistent Linking Instructions for the CQ Press Electronic Library

Follow these steps to create persistent links to materials in the CQ Researcher database:

  1. Open the CQ Researcher from the Library Databases page.
  2. Find an entry on your topic.  
  3. Click on a title to bring up the record.
  4. Go to the bottom of document to find the Document URL.  
  5. Copy the URL. Paste in a text editor and then add the remote access prefix ( before the CQ Researcher URL.
  6. Paste the full URL  (prefix plus database URL) in your Blackboard course, email message, online syllabus, etc.

Example Persistent Link:

CQ Researcher persistent link