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Waidner-Spahr Library

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Linking to Library Resources: Catalog

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 Sirsi Catalog

You can use the Dickinson Library Catalog to provide permalinks to both single entries and search results.

Page Contents:

Permalink to a Single Catalog Record

Linking to Single Catalog Entry

1. Access the Library Catalog through the Library's main page.

Library home page

2. You can access Library Catalog 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.

Search results webpage screenshot

Individual detailed catalog record screenshot

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

Box with permalink URL

Permalink to Catalog Search Results

Linking to Catalog Search Results

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

Library Catalog search results webpage