What are Permalinks?

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Time needed to complete this module: 10 minutes

Learning Objectives: 

  • Students will feel empowered to locate, access, and select information sources appropriate to their information needs.

What are permalinks? According to the dictionary, a permalink is  “a permanent static hyperlink to a particular web page or entry in a blog.” But what does this mean for libraries and library researchers? View the slides below to learn more about permalinks and how to use them in specific databases.


Link to UNCG Libraries Permalink Tutorial

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