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Waidner-Spahr Library

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Linking to Library Resources: JumpStart

This guide covers how to link to search results, catalog records, e-books, and other electronic resources in the Library's collections.

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Permalinks in Jumpstart and other EBSCO Databases

The JumpStart interface provides permalinks (permanent links) for specific items.  For links to a set of search results, just copy the URL in your browser's address bar.

Page contents:

Permanent Link to a Single Item

1. You can access JumpStart permalinks while either viewing the item on the search results page or the individual Detailed Record. In either view, Click the Link to this Item icon next to the item to which you want to link.

JumpStart search results webpage screenshot

Article detailed record screenshot

2. A URL will appear, which can then be copied and pasted into a document or web page.

Resource URL screenshot

Links to Search Results in Jumpstart

After you have performed your search in JumpStart, simply copy and paste the URL from the address bar. This URL will bring users to the same search results. Any filters that you used to refine your results will also be reflected.

JumpStart search result webpage