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Integrating Library Resources into Blackboard Learn: Add Links to Databases & Articles

Making an URL Off-Campus Friendly

To make a link to a database or e-journal article available to students off-campus, you need to insert the URL below BEFORE the database link:

Example for CQ Researcher Database:


No need to append the prefix for any EBSCOhost content-- it's already included. Select the "Permalink" on the page and just copy and paste!,ip,cookie,uid&db=rzh&AN=2012470480&scope=site

Also see "Creating Persistant Links".

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