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Linking to articles and films: JSTOR

Creating persistent URLs or PURLs

JSTOR

Creating persistent URLs in JStor

To create a persistent URL in JSTOR, add the OpenAthens prefix in front of JSTOR's stable URL by following these steps:

  •  Search for the specific item in JSTOR.  
  • Click the title for the item that you want to link to.
  • Look at the item details in the left column.
  • The stable URL is located above the "cite this item" option.

Here’s an example of a stable URL in JSTOR:  http://www.jstor.org/stable/3180864

  • Copy the stable URL in a Word document or somewhere that you can edit it.
  • Paste the OpenAthens prefix: https://go.openathens.net/redirector/gsu.edu?url= in front of the given stable URL

 The finished persistent URL looks like this:

https://go.openathens.net/redirector/gsu.edu?url=https://www.jstor.org/stable/3504657