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Incorporating Library Content in Courseware & Websites

The lLibrary subscribes to a vast array of online resources that are accessible to students, faculty and staff on campus and off campus. Students and instructors can embed content from these resources in Blackboard and other web pages.

In This Guide

Links in QuickSearch

Articles, Ebooks & Other Content

Citations generated in QuickSearch include a link to the content that will work correctly for off campus access.

  • Use  the  folder icon to add article(s) to the Saved Items folder on results page in QuickSearch.
  • Open the Saved Items folder at bottom right of results page.
  • Email the saved items to yourself.
  • Copy & paste the long URL provide for each article in the email and use it to create a valid link in courseware like Blackboard or other websites.

Search Results

URLs in QuickSearch are persistent and will work off campus.

  • Construct an appropriate search in QuickSearch.
  • Copy & paste the URL in the browser address bar and use it it to create a valid link in courseware like Blackboard or other websites.

FYI you can add a bookmark in the browser to access QuickSearch results at a later date.

Specific Journals

QuickSearch can be used to search specific journals.

  • Go to the Advanced  Search page in QuickSearch.
  • Constuct a search using the From this publication field or the ISSN field.
  • Use quotes to phrase search the From this publication for a more precise match.
  • Copy & paste the URL in the browser address bar and use it it to create a valid link in courseware like Blackboard or other websites.

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