Linking to Library Resources – OHIO University Libraries

Use these options to create links to library resources that will persist from semester to semester and will work for your students off campus.

Use the Libraries Content Folder in Blackboard to Create Reading Lists

You can use a tool inside Blackboard to search for and link to licensed library content (copyright compliant) and build reading lists at the same time. Look for the tool called “Libraries Content Folder” under the “tools” menu in your course Content folder.

Watch this 3 minute video to see how it works.  Contact your subject librarian for more help.

Linking to an article in a database

Many databases provide persistent links to article records. Below you will find specific directions for finding persistent links in some of the most commonly-used databases.

Linking to a database

To link to a database, copy and paste the persistent link found in the ALICE record, as shown here:

alice persistent link