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Linking to Library Content

When possible, link to the article in one of our databases to avoid copyright issues. Unfortunately, the process is unique for each publisher. This page lists specific directions per publisher.

Remember to use the Proxy prefix tool. Our prefix is https://ezproxy2.drake.brockport.edu/login?url={URL of resource}

Click on any of the Database Names below to see how to link their articles:


ACM Portal
The articles in the Association of Computing Machinery database are available as pdf files to download. You can save the pdf document to your computer and load into ANGEL. (Please see copyright note at the top of this page).
ARTStor
You cannot link to an image in ARTStor. However, you can download any image as a .jpg file.
Procedure:
  1. Double-click on the thumbnail to launch the image in the Image Viewer. In the lower right corner of the window, you will see the Download Image icon.
  2. Once you click on this icon, you will be asked to review the Terms and Conditions of Use. Click "OK" to agree.
  3. Browse to the location on your local computer, disk, or network where you would like to save the image. At this time, you may also take the opportunity to rename the image, otherwise it will be automatically titled with its ARTstor Image ID.
  4. Your image will download as a low resolution JPEG file, at approximately 384 pixels on the long side. It will be accompanied by the image data information as a separate HTML file.
BioONE
  1. Perform your search in BioOne.
  2. Go to the full text of the article.
  3. Copy and paste the URL that appears in the address bar of your browser.
  4. Add the proxy server prefix to link by using our proxy prefix tool.
  5. Paste this new URL into ANGEL, your course webpage, document, etc.
doi
  1. Locate the doi of the item
  2. Enter it here:
  3. Click to use our proxy prefix tool to get the link.
ebrary
  1. Search for the book title in our library catalog.
  2. For the book you want right click on the text that says Only online (eBook). Click here for SUNY Brockport access..
  3. Copy the link (shortcut)
  4. Paste this new URL into ANGEL, your course webpage, document, etc.
    • To link to a specific page, find the ebrary page number (look to the right of the blue ebrary Reader button) and append &page=## to the end of the URL.
      eg: https://ezproxy2.drake.brockport.edu/login?url=http://site.ebrary.com/lib/brockport/docDetail.action?docID=10161304&page=55
EBSCOhost

Academic Search Premier, Alternate Health, Business Source Premier, CINAHL Plus, Communication & Mass Media, Education Research Complete, MasterFile, Medline, Military and Government Collection, MLA, Professional Development, PsycArticles, PsycInfo, Regional Business News, SportDiscus with full text, Ultra School Edition

Procedure:

  1. Perform your search in the EBSCOhost database of your choice.
  2. View the citation
  3. Copy and paste “Permalink” from the details screen.
  4. Paste this new URL into ANGEL, your course web page, syllabus, etc.

Example:

"Intelligence chiefs say al-Qaeda will return to missed targets" by John Diamond, USA Today; 02/25/2004

Persistent Link found on the article page: http://ezproxy.drake.brockport.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=J0E284999166804&site=ehost-live

Paste this URL into your webpage, presentation, or ANGEL pages. (Proxy information will automatically be added by EBSCO).

Films Media Group On Demand

Procedure:

  1. Do not link to FMG videos using a standard link item in ANGEL.
  2. Create a Section Heading for your FMG videos. Title it "Videos" or anything else you'd like.
  3. In the Page Text, paste the Title of the videos (one per line).
  4. Use the link function in the editor to create the link to the URL.
    1. Under Link Info, paste the URL in the URL box.
    2. Go to the Target tab and choose New Window (_blank) from the drop down menu.
  5. Repeat steps 3 & 4 for any additional videos. You will need a new Section Heading whenever you wish to link a new group of videos.
Gale Databases

General OneFile, Business Company Resource, Custom Newspapers, Health & Wellness Resource Center, ¡Informe!, Junior Edition, Literature Resource Center, National Newspaper Index, Opposing Viewpoints, Twayne's Author Series, Virtual Reference Center

Procedure:

  1. Perform your search in the Gale database of your choice.
  2. Go to the full text of the articleCopy and paste the URL that appears in the address bar of your browser.2. Go to the full text of the article; click the Bookmark/Infomark link (found with the citation or in the banner area at the top of the page, green in color) and a separate browser window will open, allowing you to copy and paste the bookmark URL that appears into theaddress bar of your browser.
  3. Add the proxy server prefix to the link by using our proxy prefix tool.
  4. Paste this new URL into ANGEL, your course webpage, document, etc.
HighWire Press

Some of the journal titles in Highwire Press are free, but not all. Look for the icon "This article is free!" when you perform a search.

You cannot link to an article in Highwire Press. However, you can save the articles as .pdf files for use on ANGEL, etc.

IEEE Computer Society

The articles in the IEEE Computer Society database are available as pdf files to download. You can save the pdf document to your computer and load into ANGEL. (Please see copyright note at the top of this page).

JSTOR

Procedure:

  1. Perform your search in JStor.
  2. Click on the title of the article and then click on "Citation/Stable URL" at the top of the page.
  3. Copy and paste the URL that appears.
  4. Add the proxy server prefix to the link by using our proxy prefix tool.
  5. Paste this new URL into ANGEL, your course webpage, document, etc.
Lexis-Nexis

Persistent URLS cannot be created for Lexis-Nexis articles at this time. You can, however, email an article to obtain an electronic version for posting in ANGEL.

Naxos Music Library

Procedure:

  1. Perform your search in the Naxos Music database.Select the piece of music you would like.
  2. A button will appear in the window on the right, "show static url".
  3. Copy this URL.
  4. Add the proxy server prefix to the link by using our proxy prefix tool.
  5. Paste this new URL into ANGEL, your course webpage, document, etc.
ProQuest Databases:

Ethnic Newswatch, GenderWatch, Wall Street Journal, New York Times Historical

Procedure:

  1. Perform your search in the ProQuest database of your choice.
  2. Go to the full text of the article.
  3. Copy and paste the URL that appears under "Document URL" on the article page.
  4. Add the proxy server prefix to the link by using our proxy prefix tool.
  5. Paste this new URL into ANGEL, your course webpage, document, etc.
ScienceDirect

Procedure:

  1. Perform your search in Science Direct.
  2. Go to the full text of the article.
  3. Click on "export citation", choosing File format: ASCII Text.
  4. Copy and past the citation and URL.
  5. Add the proxy server prefix to the link by using our proxy prefix tool.
  6. Paste this new URL into ANGEL, your course webpage, document, etc.

Last Updated 07/18/2013