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Creating stable links to Library resources

Procedures for creating stable links to licensed resources to share with other members of the RRU community.

Instructions by database (A-Z)

Please select your database below.

ABC-CLIO

Does the URL in the address bar contain the segment .eu1.proxy.openathens.net?

  • Yes — follow Instructions 1
  • No — follow Instructions 2

Instructions 1

  • Copy the URL from the address bar and paste the link into a text editor (e.g., Notepad). It should look something like this: https://publisher-abc--clio-com.eu1.proxy.openathens.net/9780313380136/
  • Remove the proxy info (.eu1.proxy.openathens.net): https://publisher-abc--clio-com/9780313380136/
  • Modify the hyphens in the first section of the URL. Replace the single hyphens with periods and shorten the double hyphen to just one: publisher-abc--clio-com becomes publisher.abc-clio.com
  • Paste the edited URL into the OpenAthens link generator.

Instructions 2

Example: https://go.openathens.net/redirector/royalroads.ca?url=https%3A%2F%2Fpublisher.abc-clio.com%2F9780313380136%2F

ACF (Audio Cine Films)

Does the URL in the address bar contain the segment .eu1.proxy.openathens.net?

  • Yes — follow Instructions 1
  • No — follow Instructions 2

Instructions 1

  • Click on the "Share" button below the video then select "Copy direct link."
  • Paste the link into a text editor (e.g., Notepad). It should look something like this: https://streaming-acf--film-com.eu1.proxy.openathens.net/audiocine/watch/24F4A59C1BDFE7FF?referrer=direct
  • Remove the proxy info (.eu1.proxy.openathens.net): https://streaming-acf--film-com/audiocine/watch/24F4A59C1BDFE7FF?referrer=direct
  • Modify the hyphens in the first section of the URL. Replace the single hyphens with periods and shorten the double hyphen to just one: streaming-acf--film-com becomes streaming.acf-film.com
  • Paste the edited URL into the OpenAthens link generator.

Instructions 2

  • Click on the "Share" button below the video then select "Copy direct link."
  • Paste the copied URL into the OpenAthens link generator.

Example: https://go.openathens.net/redirector/royalroads.ca?url=https%3A%2F%2Fstreaming.acf-film.com%2Faudiocine%2Fplay%2F24F4A59C1BDFE7FF

Can-Core Academic Video

  • To link to a single video, use the "Segment URL" link below the video player.
  • To link to a video collection or search results page:
    • Find the "Copy Link" link (usually near the top right of the screen)
    • Add /rru to the resulting URL
    • E.g., https://academic.can-core.ca/core-list?cltn=xFcFPucgNV&type=Videos/rru

Example: https://academic.can-core.ca/title/t127810/rru

Chronicle of Higher Education

Does the URL in the address bar contain the segment .eu1.proxy.openathens.net?

  • Yes — follow Instructions 1
  • No — follow Instructions 2

Instructions 1

  • Copy the URL from the address bar into a text editor (e.g., Notepad). It should look something like this: https://www-chronicle-com.eu1.proxy.openathens.net/article/politics-and-the-pandemic-are-straining-the-role-of-campus-leadership
  • Remove the proxy info (.eu1.proxy.openathens.net): https://www-chronicle-com/article/politics-and-the-pandemic-are-straining-the-role-of-campus-leadership
  • Replace the hyphens in the first section of the URL with periods: www-chronicle-com becomes www.chronicle.com
  • Paste the edited URL into the OpenAthens link generator.

Instructions 2

Example: https://go.openathens.net/redirector/royalroads.ca?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.chronicle.com%2Farticle%2Fpolitics-and-the-pandemic-are-straining-the-role-of-campus-leadership

Criterion On-Demand

Does the URL in the address bar contain the segment .eu1.proxy.openathens.net?

  • Yes — follow Instructions 1
  • No — follow Instructions 2

Instructions 1

  • Copy the URL from the address bar into a text editor (e.g., Notepad). It should look something like this: https://media3-criterionpic-com.eu1.proxy.openathens.net/htbin/wwform/006?T=F032161
  • Remove the proxy info (.eu1.proxy.openathens.net): https://media3-criterionpic-com/htbin/wwform/006?T=F032161
  • Replace the hyphens in the first section of the URL with periods: media3-criterionpic-com becomes media3.criterionpic.com
  • Paste the edited URL into the OpenAthens link generator.

Instructions 2

Example:https://go.openathens.net/redirector/royalroads.ca?url=https%3A%2F%2Fmedia3.criterionpic.com%2Fhtbin%2Fwwform%2F006%3FT%3DF032161

Curio

Does the URL in the address bar contain the segment .eu1.proxy.openathens.net?

  • Yes — follow Instructions 1
  • No — follow Instructions 2

Instructions 1

  • Copy the URL from the address bar into a text editor (e.g., Notepad). It should look something like this: https://curio-ca.eu1.proxy.openathens.net/en/catalog/1f763e8b-715e-44a9-ba6a-e389c3706fe4
  • Remove the proxy info (.eu1.proxy.openathens.net): https://curio-ca/en/catalog/1f763e8b-715e-44a9-ba6a-e389c3706fe4
  • Replace the hyphens in the first section of the URL with periods: curio-ca becomes curio.ca
  • Paste the edited URL into the OpenAthens link generator.

Instructions 2

Example:https://go.openathens.net/redirector/royalroads.ca?url=https%3A%2F%2Fcurio.ca%2Fen%2Fcatalog%2F1f763e8b-715e-44a9-ba6a-e389c3706fe4

Ebook Central

  • To link to a book, use the "Share Link to Book" option at the left side of the page.
  • To link to a chapter, click the "Share Link" icon at the top of the screen.

Example book: https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/royalroads-ebooks/detail.action?docID=4842985

Example chapter: https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/royalroads-ebooks/reader.action?docID=4602499&ppg=52

EBSCOHost Databases

  • To create stable link to a book or article, use the permalink button on the right side of the screen.
  • To create a stable chapter link, use the permalink button at the top of the screen.

Example: https://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&AuthType=sso&db=a9h&AN=158176985&custid=s5672143

Elgar Publishing

Example: https://go.openathens.net/redirector/royalroads.ca?url=https%3A%2F%2Fdoi.org%2F10.4337%2F9781784711900

Erudit

Does the URL in the address bar contain the segment .eu1.proxy.openathens.net?

  • Yes — follow Instructions 1
  • No — follow Instructions 2

Instructions 1

  • Copy the URL from the address bar into a text editor (e.g., Notepad). It should look something like this: https://www-erudit-org.eu1.proxy.openathens.net/fr/revues/irrodl/2011-v12-n3-irrodl05132/1067611ar/
  • Remove the proxy info (.eu1.proxy.openathens.net): https://www-erudit-org/fr/revues/irrodl/2011-v12-n3-irrodl05132/1067611ar/
  • Replace the hyphens in the first section of the URL with periods: www-erudit-org becomes www.erudit.org
  • Paste the edited URL into the OpenAthens link generator.

Instructions 1

Example:https://go.openathens.net/redirector/royalroads.ca?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.erudit.org%2Ffr%2Frevues%2Firrodl%2F2011-v12-n3-irrodl05132%2F1067611ar%2F

Films on Demand

  • Click on the Share button below the video.
  • Click on Embed/Link and copy the URL.

Example: https://go.openathens.net/redirector/royalroads.ca?url=https%3a%2f%2ffod.infobase.com%2fPortalPlaylists.aspx%3fwID%3d79123%26xtid%3d34469

Frontier Life

Example: https://go.openathens.net/redirector/royalroads.ca?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.frontierlife.amdigital.co.uk%2FDocuments%2FDetails%2FSLML_M-246_BX01_1-001-005

Note: a visitor to this link may see the message: "If you believe you should have access to this document, click here to Login." Clicking this link will route the visit through OpenAthens.

Gale Databases

  • Use the Get Link button at the top right of the page.

Example: https://go.gale.com/ps/i.do?isbn=9780805762303&v=2.1&u=royal_roads&it=BIourl&p=GVRL&sw=w

IGI Global InfoSci

  • Copy the DOI and paste it into a text editor (e.g., Notepad). It should look something like this: 10.4018/978-1-7998-1843-4
  • Make it a DOI link by adding https://doi.org/ in front of the DOI: https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-7998-1843-4
  • Paste the URL into the OpenAthens link generator.

Example: https://go.openathens.net/redirector/royalroads.ca?url=https%3A%2F%2Fdoi.org%2F10.4018%2F978-1-7998-1843-4

International Journal of Mass Emergencies and Disasters

Does the URL in the address bar contain the segment .eu1.proxy.openathens.net?

  • Yes — follow Instructions 1
  • No — follow Instructions 2

Instructions 1

  • Copy the URL from the address bar into a text editor (e.g., Notepad). It should look something like this: http://ijmed.org.eu1.proxy.openathens.net/articles/364/download/
  • Remove the proxy info (.eu1.proxy.openathens.net): http://ijmed.org/articles/364/download/
  • Paste the edited URL into the OpenAthens link generator.

Instructions 2

Example:https://go.openathens.net/redirector/royalroads.ca?url=http%3A%2F%2Fijmed.org%2Farticles%2F364%2Fdownload%2F

Journal of Emergency Management

Does the URL in the address bar contain the segment .eu1.proxy.openathens.net?

  • Yes — follow Instructions 1
  • No — follow Instructions 2

Instructions 1

  • Copy the URL from the address bar into a text editor (e.g., Notepad). It should look something like this: https://www-wmpllc-org.eu1.proxy.openathens.net/ojs/index.php/jem/article/view/3176
  • Remove the proxy info (.eu1.proxy.openathens.net): https://www-wmpllc-org/ojs/index.php/jem/article/view/3176
  • Replace the hyphens in the first section of the URL with periods: www-wmplcc-org becomes www.wmplcc.org
  • Paste the edited URL into the OpenAthens link generator.

Instructions 2

Example:https://go.openathens.net/redirector/royalroads.ca?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.wmpllc.org%2Fojs%2Findex.php%2Fjem%2Farticle%2Fview%2F3176

Natural Hazards Review (ASCE)

  • Copy the DOI link from the right side of the screen (below the author names) and paste it into the OpenAthens link generator.

Example: https://go.openathens.net/redirector/royalroads.ca?url=https%3A%2F%2Fdoi.org%2F10.1061%2F%28ASCE%29NH.1527-6996.0000564

Nexis Uni

  • Click on the "Actions" dropdown next to the title (directly under the top search bar).
  • Select "Link to this page", then copy and paste the URL into a text editor (e.g., Notepad).
  • Add &identityprofileid=K68BMM58407 to the end of the URL.
  • Copy the edited URL into the OpenAthens link generator.

Example: https://go.openathens.net/redirector/royalroads.ca?url=https%3A%2F%2Fadvance-lexis-com.eu1.proxy.openathens.net%2Fapi%2Fpermalink%2F954080d4-8d67-4487-8f62-45f0318205e5%2F%3Fcontext%3D1516831%26identityprofileid%3DK68BMM58407

NFB (National Film Board) CAMPUS

Does the URL in the address bar contain the segment .eu1.proxy.openathens.net?

  • Yes — follow Instructions 1
  • No — follow Instructions 2

Instructions 1

  • Copy the URL from the address bar into a text editor (e.g., Notepad). It should look something like this: https://www-nfb-ca.eu1.proxy.openathens.net/film/acts_of_defiance/
  • Remove the proxy info (.eu1.proxy.openathens.net): https://www-nfb-ca/film/acts_of_defiance/
  • Replace the hyphens in the first section of the URL with periods: www-nfb-ca becomes www.nfb.ca
  • Paste the edited URL into the OpenAthens link generator.

Instructions 2

Example:https://go.openathens.net/redirector/royalroads.ca?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.nfb.ca%2Ffilm%2Facts_of_defiance%2F

Project MUSE

Does the URL in the address bar contain the segment .eu1.proxy.openathens.net?

  • Yes — follow Instructions 1
  • No — follow Instructions 2

Instructions 1

  • Copy the URL from the address bar into a text editor (e.g., Notepad). It should look something like this: https://muse-jhu-edu.eu1.proxy.openathens.net/book/765
  • Remove the proxy info (.eu1.proxy.openathens.net): https://muse-jhu-edu/book/765
  • Replace the hyphens in the first section of the url with periods: muse-jhu-edu becomes muse.jhu.edu
  • Paste the edited URL into the OpenAthens link generator.

Instructions 1

Example:https://go.openathens.net/redirector/royalroads.ca?url=https%3A%2F%2Fmuse.jhu.edu%2Fbook%2F765

Royal Society of Chemistry

Example: https://go.openathens.net/redirector/royalroads.ca?url=https%3A%2F%2Fdoi.org%2F10.1039%2F9781847555779

Skillsoft

  • Navigate to the book in Skillsoft (the landing page, not the pop-out window).
  • Click the "About" tab, and copy the number listed under "Library ID".
  • Copy the Library ID into the following URL, where ##### is the Library ID: https://royalroads.skillport.com/skillportfe/main.action?path=summary/BOOKS/#####.

Example: https://royalroads.skillport.com/skillportfe/main.action?path=summary/BOOKS/144463

Statista

Does the URL in the address bar contain the segment .eu1.proxy.openathens.net?

  • Yes — follow Instructions 1
  • No — follow Instructions 2

Instructions 1

  • Copy the URL from the address bar into a text editor (e.g., Notepad). It should look something like this: https://www-statista-com.eu1.proxy.openathens.net/study/51041/food-processing-in-canada/
  • Remove the proxy info (.eu1.proxy.openathens.net): https://www-statista-com/study/51041/food-processing-in-canada/
  • Replace the hyphens in the first section of the URL with periods: www-statista-com becomes www.statista.com
  • Paste the edited URL into the OpenAthens link generator.

Instructions 1

Example:https://go.openathens.net/redirector/royalroads.ca?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.statista.com%2Fstudy%2F51041%2Ffood-processing-in-canada%2F