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Linking to Library Resources

How to link to the library's resources

Introduction

The library's databases offer a variety of ebook options for you to share with your students. If you'd like to add a link to a specific ebook or chapter in an ebook, please feel free to do so. The instructions on this page will help you, and if you need further assistance, please don't hesitate to contact Courtney Fuson or Brittany Mountford.

Simultaneous Users - please note that many ebooks are limited to one simultaneous user, depending on the platform and our license agreements. If there is an ebook or chapter that you want a large class to use, please inquire with your library liaison about purchasing a license for additional users. 

Linking from EBSCOhost

We have access to over 30,000 ebooks, covering most disciplines, through eBook Collection (EBSCOHost)

In order to provide a link to a particular book, click on the Permalink Tool on the right.  A box will appear with a link in it.  Copy this link and paste it wherever you'd like your students to have access to it.  This link should work from both on and off campus.

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In order to provide a link to a particular chapter in a book, click on that chapter in the table of contents so that it displays. Then, click on the Permalink tool at the top of the page. 

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Linking from ProQuest ebook Central

To provide a link to a ProQuest ebook, click Share Link to Book below the cover image of the book. A pop-up box will display a link that can be copied. 

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Paste the link where you'd like to use it and add https://bunchproxy.idm.oclc.org/login?url=  to the beginning. For the example in the photo, the url would read: https://bunchproxy.idm.oclc.org/login?url=https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/belmont-ebooks/detail.action?docID=5014914This ensures that students will be required to log-in if they are off-campus. On-campus students will not be affected.

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Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL) ebooks

To provide a link to a GVRL ebook, click on the Get Link icon in the top right corner of the page.  A box will pop-up with a permalink that you can copy and paste wherever you'd like your students to have access to it.  This link should work from both on and off campus.

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STAT!Ref ebooks

To provide a link to a STAT!Ref ebook, click on the small link icon above the title. A pop-up box will appear with a link that you can copy.  Choose Proxy from the Authentication dropdown and copy and paste the link wherever you'd like to use it.

If you leave the Authentication method as IP Authentication, you'll need to add https://bunchproxy.idm.oclc.org/login?url=  to the beginning. For the example in the photo, the url would read: https://bunchproxy.idm.oclc.org/login?url=https://online.statref.com/document/ZEHQxHwd2nQ4KgCIzBhuwj?resolveStatus=0&filterType=This ensures that students will be required to log-in if they are off-campus. On-campus students will not be affected.

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