The first step is to identify a book, article, streaming video, or any other online licensed resource's DOI or permanent URL. Finding this information can be a bit tricky depending on where the resource is located.
DOIs or URLs can often be found in a variety of places including:
DOIs or URLs can also be found in the database where the resource may have been discovered. If you wish to link to a resource via the database, click on the pdf links below for assistance with finding this information in some of the University Library's most commonly-used databases.
e.g., ABI/INFORM, Agricola, Canadian Business & Current Affairs Database (CBCA), and Sociological Abstracts
What Can I Link To?
The Library licenses access to our electronic resources; some of the licenses allow for direct linking while others do not.
To see if direct linking is permitted, search for your journal title in the Library's Catalogue or via the E-Journal search. Before connecting to the online version, the e-journal's usage rights information should be provided, as demonstrated in the link below.