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Linking to Library Resources

Create shareable links to library databases and resources.

Link to a Resource

To create a shareable link to a specific resource in Social Explorer, open the database using the link on the Libraries' A-Z Database List, locate the resource, then:

1. From the detailed record for the specific resource, copy the URL by clicking the share feature.

First, copy the URL that appears in the Address Bar.

2. Open the OpenAthens Link Generator in a separate window.

3. Type Georgia Southern University in the Find your organization search bar.

4. Select the drop down result for Georgia Southern University.

Next, type Georgia Southern University into the Search Bar. Then, select the drop down result for Georgia Southern University.

5. Paste the URL into the Enter more links box.

6. Copy the OpenAthens link that appears on the right side of the screen. 

Next, paste the URL into the Enter more links box. Then, copy the OpenAthens Link.

Share this link with Georgia Southern students, faculty, and staff. This link should work on or off campus.


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Link to a Result List

Social Explorer does not support linking directly to a list of results.


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