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Linking to Online Resources Using Permalinks

Instructions to locate permalinks for resources in K-State Libraries' databases.

Ebook Link

In Ebook Central, a permalink is referred to as a Link. To locate the Link for an ebook, click the title of the ebook and then a new page will open. Click on "Share Link to Book."

The Share Link to Book link is located on the left side of the screen. It is the fifth link underneath the image of the book cover.

A window will open with the Link.

Copy the Link from the center of the pop-up window by highlighting the link and pressing control-c

Bookshelf Link

To locate a Link to one of your bookshelves, click on the title of the bookshelf. Then click on the chain icon.

The chain icon is located towards the upper right-hand side of the page."

A window will open with the Link.

Copy the Link from the center of the pop-up window by highlighting the link and pressing control-c

You May Need to Add a Proxy to Links From This Resource

Kansas State University Libraries’ proxy URL usually looks like this, and tends to be at the front of a URL: https://er.lib.ksu.edu/login?url= 

If you need to add the proxy prefix in front of the resource, use Link It. Link It creates accessible links to materials that are only available through K-State Libraries’ article databases or electronic journals accessed on campus.

However, be sure to test all links off-campus.

If you are unsure if a resource has the proxy URL, please Ask a Librarian.