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Permanent links/permalinks are stable, permanent hyperlinks.
Permanent links are located in different areas, depending on which database you're using. This FAQ will go through finding the permalinks in several different databases.
Different databases may use different terms for permalinks. Some of these terms are:
If you can't find any of these terms or are unsure about which link/URL to use, please ask a librarian!
Now you may copy and paste the permalink into your Canvas course.
This is the link you will want to use, and may now be copied and pasted into your Canvas course.
Several databases, such as the ProQuest databases, ScienceDirect, and Wiley Online Library, do not provide permalinks.
If you would like to use a resource from a database that does not provide permalinks, link instead to the OneSearch results.
Instead, search for the article in OneSearch and copy and paste this link instead, as shown below.
An article from ScienceDirect is shown below.
The below image shows the same article after searching in OneSearch. Copy and paste this permalink for use.
If you are unable to find the permalink, need help finding a permalink in a database not shown here, or are experiencing other problems, please ask a librarian!