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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 the Gale databases using Bookmarks

Follow these steps to create persistent links to articles in Gale databases.

  1. Open the Gale Virtual Reference Library from the Library Databases page.
  2. Search for the topic.
  3. Click on an article title to pull up the complete article record.
  4. Click on the Bookmark icon.
  5. Copy the URL in the Bookmark pop-up box. The Blume Library 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://go.galegroup.com/ps/i.do?id=GALE%7CCX3045000318&v=2.1&u=txshracd2556&it=r&p=GVRL&sw=w&asid=35e387bede15b4e987874ce671422b44

Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL) image showing the Bookmark persistent link