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Integrating Library Resources into Canvas

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Select the database/provider you are using from the navigation menu. If you do not see an example for the database that you need to use listed here, contact the library for assistance.

Do not copy and paste the URL in your browser's web address bar unless directed to do so in the information presented on this page.

To allow off-campus users to view content, most links will require the UW-Green Bay Libraries proxy server URL as part of the link you send to students. The information for each of the databases/providers explains how to do this.

Library proxy server URL: https://ezproxy.uwgb.edu:2443/login?url=

Linking to an EBSCO Article

For EBSCO databases (e.g., Academic Search Complete, America: History & Life, Art Source, Business Source Premier, CINAHL, Communication & Mass Media Complete, ERIC, PsycINFO, and many more):

1. Find the citation to the article you want to include in your Canvas course.

2. Click on Permalink on the right-side menu.

3.  Copy and paste the Permalink URL into your Canvas course. This link will direct students to the article from on and off-campus.

Linking to a JSTOR Article

For JSTOR:

1. From your list of search results, click on the title of the article.

2. Copy the Stable URL.

3. Add the UWGB Cofrin Library proxy server URL to the FRONT of the JSTOR Stable URL:

https://ezproxy.uwgb.edu:2443/login?url=     +     Stable URL from JSTOR

4. The link to the JSTOR article should look similar to this example. Copy and paste the URL into your Canvas course. This will direct students to the article from on and off-campus.

https://ezproxy.uwgb.edu:2443/login?url=https://www.jstor.org/stable/27551613

Linking to a ProQuest Article

For Proquest databases (e.g., ABI/INFORM, Sociological Abstracts, Social Work Abstracts, and more):

1. Find the citation to the article you want to include in your Canvas course.

2. Scroll to the bottom of the citation on the Abstract/Details tab.

Scroll to bottom of Abstract/Details tab

   

3. Copy and paste the Document URL into your Canvas course. This will direct students to the article from on and off-campus.

Document URL

Linking to a Nexis Uni / LexisNexis Article

For Nexis Uni / LexisNexis:

1. Find the article you want to link to from your Canvas course.

2. Click on Actions near the title and then on Link to this page.

Actions - Link to this page

3. Copy the URL from the pop-up window.

Copy the URL

4. Here's an example of the URL from Nexis Uni:

https://advance.lexis.com/api/permalink/5be2878e-eecf-4364-92a4-1d93b428c30f/?context=1516831

5. Add the UWGB Cofrin Library proxy server URL to the FRONT of the Nexis Uni URL:

https://ezproxy.uwgb.edu:2443/login?url=     +     Nexis Uni URL

6. The link to the LexisNexis article should look similar to this example. Copy and paste the URL into your Canvas course. This will direct students to the article from on and off-campus.

https://ezproxy.uwgb.edu:2443/login?url=https://advance.lexis.com/api/permalink/5be2878e-eecf-4364-92a4-1d93b428c30f/?context=1516831 

Linking to a Project Muse Article

For Project Muse:

1. When searching, click on the article title you want to link to from your D2L course.

Project Muse Title

2. Project Muse uses all stable URLs. You can copy & paste the URL from your browser's address bar.

3. Add the UWGB Cofrin Library proxy server URL to the FRONT of the Project Muse URL:

https://ezproxy.uwgb.edu:2443/login?url=     +     Project Muse URL

4. The link to the Project Muse article should look like similar to this example. Copy and paste the URL into your D2L course. This will direct students to the article from on and off-campus.

https://ezproxy.uwgb.edu:2443/login?url=http://muse.jhu.edu/article/442236

Linking to a Science Direct Article

For Science Direct:

1. On the citation page for the article, locate the DOI number URL.

2. Right-click (PC) or Ctrl+click (Mac) and copy the URL or shortcut for the DOI number.

Science Direct DOI

3. Here's an example: 

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jand.2015.06.231‚Äč

4. Add the UWGB Cofrin Library proxy server URL to the FRONT of the Science Direct DOI number URL:

https://ezproxy.uwgb.edu:2443/login?url=     +     Science Direct DOI number URL

5. The link to the Science Direct article should look similar to this example. Copy and paste the URL into your D2L course. This will direct students to the article from on and off-campus.

https://ezproxy.uwgb.edu:2443/login?url=https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jand.2015.06.231

Linking to a SAGE Journals Article

For SAGE Journals:

1. From the citation page for the article you want to link to from your Canvas course, you can copy and paste the URL from your browser's address bar. 

Sage URL

 

2. Add the UWGB Cofrin Library proxy server URL to the FRONT of the SAGE Journals URL:

https://ezproxy.uwgb.edu:2443/login?url=     +     SAGE Journals URL

3. The link to the SAGE Journals article should look similar to this example. Copy and paste the URL into your Canvas course. This will direct students to the article from on and off-campus.

https://ezproxy.uwgb.edu:2443/login?url=https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/1469787417731201

Linking to a Wiley Online Article

For Wiley Online:

1. Find the citation to the article you want to link to from your Canvas course.

2. Right click (PC) or Ctrl+click (Mac) and copy the URL or the shortcut for either the DOI or PDF article.

Copy DOI or PDF link

 

3. Here is an example of a URL from Wiley Online:

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/jsfa.6233 

4. Add the UWGB Cofrin Library proxy server URL to the FRONT of the Wiley Online URL:

https://ezproxy.uwgb.edu:2443/login?url=     +     Wiley Online URL

5. The link to the Wiley Online article should look similar to this example. Copy and paste the URL into your Canvas course. This will direct students to the article from on and off-campus.

https://ezproxy.uwgb.edu:2443/login?url=https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/jsfa.6233