April 23, 2014

Linking to Library resources from Moodle

When linking to an online article from Moodle, it is essential that you use the permanent URL, which is different from the URL that displays in your browser’s address bar.

Different databases use different names for the permanent URL and position it in different places. Here are the names and locations of the permanent URL in our most popular databases:

EBSCO databases (eg. Academic Search Premier)
The “permalink” is generated by clicking the button in the right-hand sidebar:

Academic OneFile
The “Document URL” is at the bottom of the page:

The “Stable URL” is at the top of the page:

Need help finding the permanent URL? Ask a Librarian!