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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 ASME Digital Collection

Follow these steps to create persistent links to materials in the ASME Digital Collection:

  1. Open ASME Digital Collection from the Library Databases page.
  2. Search for a topic. 
  3. Click on an title to pull up the complete item.
  4. Copy the DOI URL listed under the article title.
  5. Paste the URL in a text editor.
  6. Add the remote access prefix ( before the ASME Digital Collection URL.
  7. Paste the full URL (prefix plus database URL) in your Canvas course, email message, online syllabus, etc.

Example Persistent Link:

ASME Digital Collection persistent URL