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Blackboard - Integrating Library Collections and Services

Learn how to integrate library collections, subject guides, and research assistance into your Blackboard Learn course!

Making a URL Off-Campus Friendly

To make a link to a database or e-journal article available to students off-campus, you need to insert the URL below BEFORE the database link:

https://mcc.idm.oclc.org/login?url=

 

Example for CQ Researcher Database:

https://mcc.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://library.cqpress.com/cqresearcher/

EBSCOhost EXAMPLE

No need to append the prefix for any EBSCOhost content-- it's already included. Select the "Permalink" on the page and just copy and paste!

EBSCO Permalink Example

JSTOR EXAMPLE

Note the stable URL below and add the prefix
https://mcc.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://www.jstor.org/stable/40061674