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Creating Links to Digital Collections on WebCampus

Direct your students to scholarly resources by creating links to the Libraries Digital Collections in your Web Campus courses.

Capture the Link to a Digital Collection

  • Choose a Digital Collection from the Digital Collections page
  • Right Mouse Click and choose "Copy Link Location" or "Copy Shortcut"

Creating a Link to an Image in a Digital Collection

  • Choose a Digital Collection from the Digital Collections page
  • Search for an individual image.
  • Click on the image in the results list that you wish to use.
  • On the page that opens scroll until you see either "Cite this Item" or "Reference URL".
  • Copy the URL that is listed under "Cite this Item".Or, click on "Reference URL" and copy the link that appears in a pop-up box.

Add the Link to WebCampus

  • Open your library resources folder, or the page where you would like to place your link
  • Click on "Add Content Link" (from the pull down menu)
  • Click on "Web Link"
  • Click on "Create Web Link" (Notice that each web link, once created, is reusable through the "Select from inventory" option)
  • Provide a name for your link
  • Provide a description for your link, if desired
  • In the "Web Address" box delete the http://
  • Paste in your URL by either right clicking in the box and choosing "Paste" or by pressing the Control Key and the letter V at the same time
  • "Click on Save" or "Save and Create Another"
  • Use the "Student View" tab to preview how the link will look to students

Watch a demonstration.

Information is subject to change, as vendors update their products. If you encounter problems using the methods outlined above or if you have additional questions or problems, please contact your liaison librarian for assistance.