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Persistent Links from Library Resources

Instructions for creating persistent links from MCPHS Library resources

Through the Publisher's Journal Page

If using a direct or proxied DOI or Smart Search permalink aren't options for your article, you can get a persistent link directly on the publisher's journal page.

On this page we've included instructions and examples for quite a few publishers (see the full list in the left column), but if you don't see your article's publisher listed give the instructions listed here a try anyway - most publishers offer similar functionalities. 

American Association for the Advancement of Science

Example Journal: Science

  1. Click on the article title.
  2. Click the PDF tab.
  3. Click "Download PDF."
  4. Copy the URL at the top of the page - that's your persistent link.
     

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American Chemical Society

Example Journal: Biochemistry

  1. Click on article title.
  2. Copy the link at the top of the page - that's your persistent link.
     

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AMA Publications

Example Journal: JAMA Neurology

  1. Click on article title. 
  2. Copy URL at top of screen - that's your persistent link.

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BioMed Central

Example Journal: Arthritis Research & Therapy

  1. Click on article title.
  2. Copy the URL at the top of the page - that's your persistent link!
  3. Or, copy the DOI link. BioMed Central articles are open access so the DOI should work.

Example Persistent Link:

Or, copy the DOI link. BioMed Central articles are open access so the DOI should be sufficient.

Future Medicine

Example Journal: Pharmacogenomics

  1. Click on PDF of article.
  2. Copy URL from top of screen - that's your persistent link.

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Highwire Press

Example Journal: Journal of Dental Education

  1. Click on PDF of article.
  2. Copy URL from top of screen - that's your persistent link.
     

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Nature

Example Journal: Nature Medicine

  1. Click on PDF of article.
  2. Copy URL from top of screen - that's your persistent link.
     

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New England Journal of Medicine

Example Journal: NEJM

  1. Click on PDF of article.
  2. Copy URL from top of screen - that's your persistent link.
     

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Ovid

Example Journal: American Journal of Nursing

  1. Click on title of article.
  2. Click “Email Jumpstart” but do not email.
  3. Copy the link shown - that's your persistent link. 

Note: Be aware that most Ovid journals are limited to 1-3 simultaneous users – the link may be fine but the user may still have problems.
 

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Oxford University Press

Example Journal: Clinical Infectious Diseases

  1. Click on article title.
  2. Copy URL from top of screen - that's your persistent link.
     

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SAGE

Example Journal: Clinical Nursing Research

  1. Click on Download PDF.
  2. Copy URL from top of screen - that's your persistent link.
     

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Science Direct

Example Journal: American Journal of Ophthalmology

  1. Right click on PDF of article.
  2. Copy link - that's your persistent link.
     

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Springer Link

Example Journal: Behavior Research Methods

  1. Right click on Download PDF for the article.
  2. Copy link - that's your persistent link. 
     

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Taylor Francis

Example Journal: Journal of Positive Psychology

  1. Click on article title.
  2. Copy the URL after the article's title, it will include the letters doi - that's your persistent link.
     

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Wiley Online

Example Journal: Allergy

  1. Right click on PDF of article.
  2. Copy the link - that's your persistent link.
     

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