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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 Literature Resource Center

Follow these steps to create persistent links to materials in Literature Resource Center :

  1. Open Literature Resource Center from the Library Databases page.
  2. Search for your topic.  
  3. Click on a title to retrieve the full item.
  4. Click on the Bookmark icon in the top right of the screen.
  5. Copy the Bookmark URL.  The bookmark URL includes the Blume Library remote access prefix.  
  6. Paste the URL in your Blackboard course, email message, online syllabus, etc.

Example Persistent Link

http://blume.stmarytx.edu:2048/login?url=http://go.galegroup.com/ps/i.do?p=LitRC&sw=w&u=txshracd2556&v=2.1&it=r&id=GALE%7CH1420058880&asid=64f65aa6d63dfb50e64051de48b3b4aa

image showing persistent link in Literature Resource Center, under Bookmarks icon