Creating Persistent Links to American National Biography
Follow these 3 simple steps to create Persistent Links to American National Biography resources:
  1. Search American National Biography and click on the link for the person of interest.
  2. Scroll to the very bottom of the record and the link is displayed in the citation information -- copy this.
  3. Final Important Step:
    Access to the persistent link articles in EBSCOhost is restricted to currently registered SJU students, faculty and staff.  SJU users on campus will require no additional validation.  However, faculty who use these links in their Blackboard site, eCollege site or on their syllabus MUST alter the link so that the Proxy Server authentication will be triggered when a student clicks on the link.

    Simply prepend the link with the following: http://ezproxy.sju.edu/login?url=

For example, to create a persistent link to a record in American National Biograpy.

1. Search American National Biography and click on the link for the person of interest.


2. Scroll to the very bottom of the record and the link is displayed in the citation information -- copy this.

3.Final Important Step---
Simply prepend the link with the following:http://ezproxy.sju.edu/login?url=

In our example the link 
http://www.anb.org/articles/07/07-00153.html
becomes   
http://ezproxy.sju.edu/login?url=http://www.anb.org/articles/07/07-00153.html


Last revision / review: May 29, 2012