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Durable Linking

Information for faculty and staff who want to create links to articles, books and films from library online resources

Creating a Permanent Link to Share: Items in Search@UW

Step 1. Find the Item in Search@UW  (the search box on the library’s homepage,

Step 2.  Click on the chain icon on the right hand-side of the item's search result:

A screenshot of an ebook in Search@UW with the permalink icon circled

Step 3.  Click in the "Copy the Permalink to Clipboard" button underneath the link to copy the link. A confirmation notice will appear when it is successfully copied to your clipboard. 

A screenshot of Search@UW with the words "Copy the permalink to Clipboard" circled

Step 4.  You can now paste the copied permalink into the location you want to share it (Canvas, an email, etc.)