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Linking to Subject Searches

Quick Help


Copy the URL from the top of the results page of your Online Journals & Databases Subject search and paste it wherever you would like OR

Click on the "Record Link" button at the bottom of the page. This will shorten the link. Copy and paste the shortened link where you need it to be.
For more information about linking to databases, please visit Database Linking.

For more information on performing subject searches, see this tutorial on the Online Journals & Databases tool. Once you have performed your subject search, you may want to create a link to your results so that you can share these with your students or peers. This is a simple procedure in the Online Journbals & Databases tool.


  1. You should have a results page that looks similar to this:

    search results

  2. Copy the URL from the top of your browser.

    url

  3. Paste the URL (be warned, it may be a long URL) in an email, on a web page, or anywhere else you might want to share it. For example, here is the link to the subject search found in the pictures above.

  4. If you would like a shorter link, click on the "Record Link" button at the bottom of the page. The resulting URL may be a more manageable length that you can copy and paste.
  5. For more information about linking to databases, please visit Database Linking.