Blackboard Learn: Linking to Library Resources

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Copying an Ebook Link from Library Search Results Page

If you find an Ebook Central, EBSCO or Safari book in the results of a search in Library Search, you can copy the link to the book to share with others:

In Chrome and Firefox, right-click on Click to read online and select Copy link address or Copy link location.  screenshot of library search record

 

Adding Links to Ebook Central Ebooks in Blackboard Learn

 You can create links to ebook titles, chapters, and pages to any book you find in Ebook Central (for searching help, see Faculty Instructions for Ebook Central).

  1. Search or browse for books or chapters
  2. Copy the url from the top of the browser 
  3. Paste the url into Blackboard.  Remember to have the link open in a new window. 

Please note that there is NOT a proxy prefix in front of Ebook Central links.

Link to an eBook:  

Example https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/nwtc-ebooks/detail.action?docID=4657065‚Äč


Link to a chapter or specific page: 

Example https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/nwtc-ebooks/reader.action?docID=4657065&ppg=21

Adding Links to EBSCO ebooks

You can create links to ebook titles you find in EBSCO ebooks.

Once you find the desired book, click on the Permalink tool on the right side of the screen.  Copy the url that pops up at the top of the screen. You can also click Shorten Link to get a shorter url. 

 Permalink icon

Permalink URL

 

Paste the url into Blackboard Learn.  Remember to have the link open in a new window.