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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 Hispanic American Newspapers, 1808-1980

Follow these steps to create persistent links to articles Hispanic American Newspapers, 1808-1980:

  1. Open Hispanic American Newspapers from the Library Databases page.
  2. Find an article on your topic.
  3. Click on the link "View Article".
  4. Click on Bookmark to bring up a pop-up box with the persistent link.
  5. Copy the URL in the pop-up box. 
  6. Paste in a text editor and then add the remote access prefix (http://blume.stmarytx.edu:2048/login?url=) before the Hispanic American Newspapers URL.
  7. Paste the full URL (prefix plus database URL) in your Blackboard course, email message, online syllabus, etc.

Example Persistent Link:

http://blume.stmarytx.edu:2048/login?url=http://docs.newsbank.com/openurl?ctx_ver=z39.88-2004&rft_id=info:sid/iw.newsbank.com:EANX&rft_val_format=info:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:ctx&rft_dat=122E07F12E54591C&svc_dat=
HistArchive:ahnpdoc&req_dat=10492510635EC8A1