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Linking Library Resources in Canvas

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

Persistent Linking Instructions for American Indian Histories and Cultures

Follow these steps to create persistent links to documents in American Indian Histories and Cultures:

  1. Open American Indian Histories and Cultures from the Library Databases page.
  2. Find a document.
  3. Click on the document image to pull up the original image.
  4. Copy the URL in the browser window.
  5. Open a text editor and paste the database URL.
  6. Add the remote access prefix (http://blume.stmarytx.edu:2048/login?url=) before the database URL.
  7. Paste the complete URL ((prefix plus database URL) in your Canvas course, email message, online syllabus, etc.

Example Persistent Link

http://blume.stmarytx.edu:2048/login?url=http://www.aihc.amdigital.co.uk/Documents/Images/Ayer_MS_485/0

persistent link in American Indian Histories and Cultures database