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Persistent Links: ProQuest

How to create persistent links to Library e-resources for linking in courseware, email, etc.

Document URL

ProQuest provides a "Document URL" with their articles:

  • Find the article to which you want to provide access.
  • Click on the article title to obtain the complete record.
  • Click on the tab, "abstract/details"
  • Scroll down to the bottom of the screen and locate the Document URL.
  • Copy the Document URL.
  • Add the proxy prefix:


  • OR use the box on the right.
  • Copy/paste the full link and TEST IT!

Proxy link generator

Step 1. Paste your persistent URL here
Step 2. Click the "Create link" button below
Step 3. Copy and use the converted link below for your course

Press Ctrl and C to copy the link. Paste it to your course in Canvas and Sakai.


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