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University of Minnesota

Kathryn A. Martin Library

Online Learning Resources for Faculty

Linking to Databases

Link Directly from the Library A-Z List

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 A-Z List of UMD databases, found at the Library Home Page
  2. Find your database on the list by using the search bar at the top of screen scrolling, or CTRL+F.
  3. Right click on the database name to bring up the options menu.
  4. Select COPY LINK ADDRESS. (See image below)

Find the Link you want to copy, right click (ctrl+click for Mac), select "Copy Link Address"

  1. Once copied, paste the URL into your document, email, or Canvas Course.

Need more assistance, or have questions? Contact a librarian through the library's Research Support service.