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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 EBSCO databases (Discover and any other EBSCO database)

Follow these steps to create persistent links to articles in any EBSCO database:

  1. Search Discover on the library homepage or open an EBSCO database (e.g. Academic Search Complete, Business Source Complete, ERIC, PsycINFO, etc.) from the Library Databases page.
  2. Find an article you want to use.
  3. Click on an article title to pull up the complete article record.
  4. Click on Permalink icon in the right-hand Tools menu.
  5. Copy the URL in the Permalink box. The Library's remote access prefix is included.
  6. Paste the URL in your Canvas course, email message, online syllabus, etc.

Example Persistent Link:

http://blume.stmarytx.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=bth&AN=36312651&site=ehost-live&scope=site

EBSCO persistent link