Answered By: Mark Giffen
Last Updated: Jan 10, 2020     Views: 21

A permalink (a.k.a. persistent URL or PURL) is used to create direct and stable access to full text of an article or particular web page.

Permalinks are useful when you want to share material.


In the library catalog and some databases, you can create a permalink in the Share tool menu:

Image of catalog search results with Share tool exposed and permalink highlighted


View our Permalinks Guide for more information, or ask us!

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