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Linking Guide

Linking to Database Finder and the UMD Libraries catalog.

Overview

If you would like to link to or bookmark a journal, you need to add a prefix to the URL so it can be accessed and read off-campus. The prefix will send the URL through the library's login so it will recognize you as a UMD user.

The prefix we use is: http://proxy-um.researchport.umd.edu/login?url=

This prefix is followed by the regular URL. The creation of the complete URL that you can link to and bookmark will look like this:

Prefix: http://proxy-um.researchport.umd.edu/login?url=

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URL to Modern Baking at Nexis Uni: http://www.lexisnexis.com/hottopics/lnacademic/?sfi=AC00NBGenSrch&csi=337399&shr=t

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http://proxy-um.researchport.umd.edu/login?url=http://www.lexisnexis.com/hottopics/lnacademic/?sfi=AC00NBGenSrch&csi=337399&shr=t

See what I did there? I just tacked the URL onto the end of the prefix. The prefix is always the same so it's easy as pie.

The complete URL is also what you will want to bookmark so you can access it later when you get home.