- Note to Faculty:
E-Book Collections which Can Be Used for Required Readings
- General Rule for Making Links
- Specific Resources
- How to create a link using a DOI
When selecting E-Resources to assign as readings for your class, please note which e-book collections can be used and which cannot, due to limitations on the number of students that can simultaneously access them, or due to download limitations.
E-books which CAN be used
E-books which CANNOT be used
E-book collections that have unlimited use, are downloadable, and can be used are:
These e-book collections cannot be used because there are limitations on the number of simultaneous users, or there are download limitations:
For a number of resources, simply cutting and pasting the link from the browser's address bar will not work.
You need to look and see if the resource indicates a specific link to use. It may be called a persistent URL, a stable URL, a permalink, a document URL, "link to this page," or something similar. See instructions for specific resources below.
Note about Find It and Get Full Text from [database name] links: make sure you link to the database that actually contains the full text.
If you must click on a Find It button or a Get Full Text from [database name] link in OneSearch in order to see the full text of an item in some other database, don’t provide the OneSearch link for the item in your classroom; instead, provide the permanent link to the item from the database that contains its full text, using the instructions below.
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A digital object identifier (DOI) is a permanent digital identifier given to an electronic document. In the database record for an article, you may see an element that looks like this:
In this case, you may get a permanent link by adding the following prefix to the DOI: