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Persistent Links

A guide on how to create accessible and direct links to Gumberg Library resources.

Note for Using Ovid

When you first enter Ovid, be sure to select the database(s) that you want to search.

Ovid Articles

When you find the article you want to read, look at the box to the right of its name. Click the "Ovid Full Text" link.


Look for the box labeled "Tools" on the right. Click "Email Jumpstart."

Screenshot of the Tools pane with the Email Jumpstart link circled in red.


A window will pop up providing you the JumpStart URL, which is your persistent link.

Screenshot of the Jumpstart URL window.

Ovid eBooks

When you find the eBook you want to read, click "View in Book Reader."

Look at the top right side of the page you will see the tools icon with the arrow. Once you click the icon, several options will appear. Click "Email Link."


A window will pop up providing you with the JumpStart URL at the top of the page. The JumpStart URL is your persistent link.


If you're confused about persistent links, please contact the library using Ask Gumberg.