Articles in the library databases are very easy to share with students or other members of your department. Follow these instructions to share articles or media straight from their original sources.
When you share an article from one of the library’s databases, look for the shortened URL for the article. It can be called a:
Each database vendor may use slightly different terminology, but all three versions are the same thing: a shorter URL that acts as an anchor for the article that you’re interested in.
Here’s how to use the SHC EZ Proxy link prefix + Database Permalink/Stable URL/Persistent URL to share copyright protected articles with your students. If you have questions, ask your library liaison for help.
The combination link will take students into the Burke Library database for that article.
Note: Off campus students will need to log in to the library website with their BadgerWeb ID to access articles from the library's databases.
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