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Finding & Using Permalinks

Permalinks, short for "permanent links", offers a stable link that is assigned to a specific article by the database. Using the permalink makes getting back to an article much easier.

Finding Permalinks in ProQuest

Created by and modified (with permission) from Concordia University - Portland Libraries.

How to find the permalink in a ProQuest record:

  1. Once you find an article that you want to use, click on the Abstract/Details tab.
    ProQuest record page - top of page
  2. From the Abstract/Details tab, scroll down to the bottom of the page.
    ProQuest record page - abstract/details tab
  3. Once you’re at the bottom of the page, look for the Document URL and highlight it.
    ProQuest record page - bottom of page
  4. Copy the URL using Control-C for PC or Command-C for Mac. Or you can right-click on the highlighted URL and select “Copy.” Paste the link into the discussion board, a Word document, etc.
    ProQuest record page - highlighting Document URL

Created by and modified (with permission) from Concordia University - Portland Libraries.