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Linking to Database Content in Canvas, Email, and Online: Home

This guide explains how to create "permalinks" to articles, videos, electronic books, and other content within NWACC Library's subscrption databases.


This guide explains how to create "permalinks" otherwise sometimes called persistent links to articles, videos, electronic books, and other content within NWACC Library's subscription databases.

Permalinks can be placed in Canvas, in email, or on a website to share content with other members of the NWACC community. When users click these links, they're taken to specific articles and other content in our databases, making it easier for you to share content with students, colleagues, and friends.

The simplest method for linking in Canvas is to use the library's Canvas tool. It uses the library's "Search Everything" tool, which searches across multiple database platforms including EbscoHost, Newsbank, Credo Reference, eBrary, Encyclopedia Britannica, and more.

This guide covers databases from the following vendors which are easier to link to directly:

If you have any questions about creating permalinks, don't hesitate to Ask Us!

Click below to download a list of which databases do and do not support permalinks.

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