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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 Proquest's Ethnic Newswatch

Follow these steps to create persistent links to materials in the Ethnic Newswatch database:

Start at the A-Z Databases page:

  1. Open the Ethnic Newswatch database.
  2. Find an article on your topic.
  3. Click on an article title to pull up the complete article record.
  4. Click the All Options <...> icon and copy the persistent URL. The remote access proxy info is already embedded in the URL.

Then go to your Canvas shell: 

  • Within a text editor box, paste in the persistent URL, 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:‚Äč


screenshot Proquest's Ethnic Newswatch permalink

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