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Linking to Full Text Articles from Blackboard   Tags: doi, linking  

Last Updated: Sep 10, 2014 URL: Print Guide

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Linking to Full Text Articles

In order to avoid copyright issues with re-scanning or downloading an article, you may provide a link from your Blackboard or other Website to articles available through library subscription.

"Digital object identifiers" (DOI) or "stable" or "persistent" links are available for most of the full-text materials in our collections. They provide permanent access to the materials. If there are no stable URLs available, the link you create may not be available after your session.  (See guide on DOIs.)

This guide offers instructions for linking to the article DOI or to stable URLs provided through some of our database systems.

Note: If you want students to access the materials from offcampus, the URL must begin with the following:

If you need further assistance, contact Tonia Graves ( or Karen Vaughan  (

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