Academic Search Premier (Ebsco), America: History & Life, Biological Abstracts, CINAHL, Communication & Mass Media, ERIC, GreenFile, Historical Abstracts, Humanities International, MLA International Bibliography, PsycArticles, PsycINFO, and SportDiscus

  • From the list of citations, click on the title of an article which indicates HTML or PDF Full Text is available. Ebscohost permalink
  • In the box on the right, there is a link labeled "Permalink". Click on Permalink and a small box will pop up with the URL.
  • Copy the URL and paste it into your own web page.
  • If you want to enable off-campus access to the articles, you will need to add the following prefix to the URL address:
    http://library2.csumb.edu:2048/login?url=
  • Therefore, a complete durable link would look like:
    http://library2.csumb.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=afh&AN=25102485&site=ehost-live

Create a durable link by pasting the link from the database here:

Academic OneFile (Gale), Computer Database, and Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center

  • From the list of citations, click on the title of an article which indicates HTML or PDF Full Text is available.
  • In the box to the right of the article citation will be a link labeled "Bookmark this Document". Create a bookmark to a citation
  • Click on the Bookmark link to display the persistent URL to the citation, then copy and paste or email it to yourself.
  • As above, if you want to enable off-campus access to the articles, you will need to add the following prefix to the URL address:
    http://library2.csumb.edu:2048/login?url=

Create a durable link by pasting the link from the database here:

ABI/Inform, ABI/Inform Trade & Industry, and NewsStand

  • From the list of citations, click on the "Citation/Abstract" link for an article which indicates Full Text or Full Text - PDF is available.
  • Scroll down the list of fields looking for "Document URL." Copy and paste or email the Document URL to yourself.

Proquest document URL

  • As above, if you want to enable off-campus access to the articles, you will need to add the following prefix to the URL address:
    http://library2.csumb.edu:2048/login?url=

Create a durable link by pasting the link from the database here:

Links to Other Full-Text Databases
A number of other databases enable the creation of durable links to specific articles using the URL from the browser's location bar:

JSTOR Retrospective Journal Collection
Project Muse
Sage Journals
Science Direct (Elsevier)
SpringerLink Journals
Wiley Interscience Journals

  • Some of these use DOIs (Digital Object Identifiers) in a form similar to 10.1016/j.chb.2010.04.025 that you can use as a durable link.

Create a durable link by pasting the DOI here:

  • Otherwise, simply search or browse for the article to which you want to link, open the PDF or Full Text, and copy the URL address from your browser once you've located it.
  • Again, if you want to enable off-campus access to the articles, you will need to add the following prefix to the URL address:
    http://library2.csumb.edu:2048/login?url=

Create a durable link by pasting the link from the database here:

The ability to build durable links is also a feature of the CSUMB Library Catalog. Please see Link Builder for instructions.

Tip: Very long links (over 250 characters) may not fit in some web content management systems. You can use the service at TinyURL.com to generate brief URLs.