Answered By: Nicole Montgomery
Last Updated: Mar 01, 2021     Views: 147

This FAQ will show how to save a link to an article, eBook, or even searches in EBSCOhost subject databases and the library's main discovery search (EDS).

 

These links are referred to as:

  • persistent links or
  • permalinks

 

This FAQ includes directions on how to create these special links in order to be able to save and return to both individual sources and search results lists in EBSCO databases and the library search.

 

  1. Linking to an Article
  2. Linking to a Search
  3. Linking to an eBook
  4. Linking to a chapter in an eBook

 

 

Linking to an Article

In both EBSCOhost subject databases and the library's main search, you use a special link, called a Permalink, to be able to save and return to individual articles. 

 

permalink tool highlgithed on the detailed record page of an article in Academic Search Ultimate

 

Linking to a Search

In both EBSCOhost subject databases and the library's main search, you can use a special link, called the Permalink, to be able to save and return searches. On the search results screen, click on the Share icon. Then locate the permalink in the menu that appears.

 

Search results screen in EDS with the Share icon highlighted and open

 

 

 

Linking to an eBook

In the library's search, you can use a special link, called the Permalink, to be able to save and return to an individual eBook record by using the Permalink tool.

 

Detailed Record page for an eBook in EDS with the permalink tool highlighted

 

 

Linking to a chapter in an eBook

 

It's even possible to copy a link for individual chapters. Start by navigating to the needed chapter within the eBook, and clicking on the Permalink icon at the top.

 

eBook view of a chapter with Permalink link highlighted

 

This generates a permalink that can be copied and used to return to the individual, specific chapter.

 

eBook with a permalink to a chapter highlighted

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