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Direct Links to Articles, eBooks, Videos and More: Step 1: General Directions

http://libguides.chattanoogastate.edu/directlinks

Create a Direct Link

  1. Locate and copy the persistent link for your selected database item.

               Open "Select a Database" tab for help locating the link.
    Sample persistent link from Films on Demand database:
  2. Add the library prefix, if database does not provide it:

          https://libdb.chattanoogastate.edu:3443/login?url=    
     

     

        Whew!  Almost finished!

  3. To use the link within eLearn, use a link shortener like Tiny.cc

    Go to Tiny.cc.  Paste your long database link into the box and "tiny!" it.

       E.g.  http://tiny.cc/jobskills

  4. Use this Tiny.cc (short URL) within eLearn.

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