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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 Credo Reference

Follow these steps to create persistent links to encyclopedia entries in Credo Reference:

  1. Search for Credo Reference from the Library Databases page.
  2. Find an encyclopedia entry you want to use.
  3. Click on an entry title to pull up the complete entry.
  4. Click on Link Icon in the top right-side blue bar.
  5. Copy the Permalink URL in thebox. 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=https://search.credoreference.com/content/entry/routenvpol/muir_john/0?institutionId=4592

Credo Reference persistent link location