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Linking to articles and films: Home

Creating persistent URLs or PURLs

Do you want library reserves instead?


It’s easy to create direct links yourself. If you’d rather have the library do this for you, you can request a library reserves course page at the link above.



Getting Started


One way to provide students with easy access to reading materials and other library content is to include a persistent, stable link to the full text of a specific article or item in the GSU library databases on your syllabus or your course page.

It's easy to create this link yourself. However, if you are working from our online subscription databases, it does not work to copy the URL from the URL bar at the top of the page.

Each database is a little bit different. Instructions are included in the tabs above.