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Linking to Library Resources

This guide explains how to get permanent URLs to library resources that can be shared via Canvas, email, or other systems.

Finding Permanent URLs in the Library Catalog

To link to a record in the library catalog, you will need to locate the record's permanent URL instead of the URL that displays in your browser's address bar.

1) Look up the item you want to share. The example below is a search for the keywords "organizational communication":

A search for "organizational communication" in the library catalog.

Search results for "organizational communication" in the library catalog.


2) Click on the title of the item you wish to share to be taken into the full record:

A screenshot of the full record for the book "Cases in organizational communication : a lifespan approach" in the library catalog.


3) Click "Permanent link" in the lower right corner of the record, and then you can copy, paste, and share the new URL that displays in the address bar (the address):

A screenshot of a catalog record with the "Permanent Link" button and the new permanent URL in the address bar highlighted.