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Persistent links for library resources: Discovery Search

Linking from Discovery Search results

Everything indexed in Discovery Search has a persistent link: almost all of our ebooks, all our our print materials, the majority of the articles in our subscribed journals, plus conference proceedings, government publications, reference sources, and dissertations. After finding a result in Discovery Search, you have a menu of options on the upper right in the result box to either cite, share, or save the citation, such as:


After clicking 'Share', a box appears in the middle of the screen, showing a persistent link you can copy.


This URL will always point to the Discovery Search record for the item (article, ebook, journal, print record, etc) even when the source for that item changes. If the journal's publisher changes or if the item is no longer available through our subscriptions, you'll be presented with a Get VText link that will take you to our interlibrary loan service.

We recommend using this method over all others listed.


Click on the title of the result to see more information about the item, including a detailed description, information on other editions and formats, and availability within the University Libraries. Links to cite, share and save will still appear to the upper right of the main result: