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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.

Gale Databases (GVRL & others)

Follow these steps to create persistent links to articles in the Gale databases using Get Link icons.

  1. Open a Gale database from the Library Databases page. (Gale Virtual Reference Library, Gale in Context: Science, etc.)
  2. Search for the topic.
  3. Click on an article title to pull up the complete article record.
  4. Click on the Get Link icon.
  5. Copy the URL in the Get Link box. NOTE: In Gale, the EzProxy is embedded in the URL though it does not appear.
  6. Paste the URL in your Canvas course, email message, online syllabus, etc.

image of search result for "climate change" in Gale in Context: Opposing Viewpoints