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Blackboard: Integrating Library Resources: Linking to Library Resources


There are many ways of providing links to an online resources. For a successful access to the resource, you need the permanent link of the library resource. From your content page, you may link to the resource by copying and pasting the permanent URL as text, using the linking icon with the permanent URL in the content area, or creating a Web Link to the resource. This page shows the steps in creating a Web Link.

Adding Web Link as a Menu type

The screenshots below shows the steps fo creating Web Link for a research guide "Adolescent Psychology." Follow the same steps to create Web Links for other library resources.

Web Linking Research Guides 1


For the URL in step 3, open the guide from the  Research Guides, and copy its "url", which happens to be its permanent link.

Adding Web Link in Build Content

Web Linking Research Guides 2


The other boxes in this page show how to retrieve the permanent links of other library resources.