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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 JSTOR

Follow these steps to create persistent links to articles in JSTOR:

  1. Open JSTOR from the Library Databases page.
  2. Find an article on your topic.
  3. Click on an article title to pull up the complete article record.
  4. Copy the Stable URL in the top section of the article record.
  5. Paste the JSTOR URL into a text editor
  6. Add the remote access prefix ( before the JSTOR URL.
  7. Paste the full URL (prefix plus database URL) in your Canvas course, email message, online syllabus, etc.

Example Persistent Link:

image of JSTOR persistent link