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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 EBSCO eBooks

Follow these steps to create persistent links to ebooks in EBSCO eBooks:

  1. Search for an eBook in the EBSCO eBook Collection from the Library Databases page. 
  2. Click on the title of the book to bring up the full record.
  3. Click on the link eBook Full Text.
  4. Click on the Permalink paperclip icon.
  5. Copy the Permalink (the remote access prefix is included.)
  6. Paste the full URL in your Blackboard 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=nlebk&AN=267515&site=ehost-live&scope=site

EBSCO eBook full record page