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Kathryn A. Martin Library

Online Learning Resources for Faculty

Linking to Databases

Links copied from the A-Z List direct the user through the Library Authentication Server which allows users off-campus access to content.

To link directly to a database (e.g. Academic OneFile, Academic Search Premier, Science Direct):

  1. Visit the Database List, with you can access from the Databases button next to the main search box on the Library Home Page.
  2. Find your database on the list by name using the search bar at the top of screen, scrolling, or CTRL+F. You may also use the the filter the list by subject, material type, publishers/provider, or the first letter of the database name.
  3. Right click on the database name to bring up the options menu.
  4. Select Copy Link Address.
  5. Once copied, paste the URL into your document, email, or Canvas Course.