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Linking to Library Resources in Canvas

How to link to SDCC Library resources within a Canvas course shell

Persistent Linking Instructions for Access Science

Follow these steps to create persistent links to entries in the Access Science database:

Start at the Library's A-Z Databases page: 

  1. Go to the Access Science database. 
  2. Search for a topic and find an entry you like.
  3. Click on the title of the entry to bring up the full record.
  4. Click on the blue Link icon to open the persistent link dropdown (located with Save, Cite, Email, Print, Share links; see screenshot below).
  5. Copy the URL for the persistent link (the remote access info is already included in the URL) to the clipboard.

Then go to your Canvas shell: 

  • Within a text editor box, paste in the persistent link, OR
  • Within a Module, create a new External Link and paste in the persistent link as the URL. Make sure to check the box for the Load in a new tab option. Why?

Example Persistent Link and Screenshot:


Access Science screenshot

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