What is a persistent link?
A persistent link (or durable link, permalink, or stable URL) is a reliable way to point to an electronic resource.
How to Find a Persistent Link
It is not always the same as what you see in your browser's URL bar, and its location varies by resource.
Use the tabs above to find persistent links in common databases. Note: not all resources provide persistent links, but here are some alternatives.
How to Add a Proxy to a Persistent Link
To ensure the link will work properly with the authentication process, you have to add a proxy prefix to the link.
The proxy prefix:
An example of the proxied persistent link:
How the Proxied Persistent URL works
When a user clicks on the proxied link they will be prompted to log in with their SUNet ID, after which the linked full-text article or book will display.