The search box at library.eku.edu searches ALL of the libraries' 900k+ materials, including print and electronic books, videos, audio, journals, and databases. For more refined and targeted searching, the main page also provides a quick link to the subject-specific databases A-Z page.
Refer to the following EKU Libraries' FAQs for detailed instructions on using EKU Libraries' resources:
EKU Libraries subscribes to over 500,000 online resources for EKU students, faculty, and staff, via databases that include eBooks, articles, streaming videos, and other types of content. Browse the A-Z list of Databases to see what we have (screenshot below).
Refer to the following EKU Libraries' FAQs when working with and in databases:
What is it?
A permalink or persistent link is a URL that, when correctly proxied, links directly to library-owned articles, e-books, and videos whether you are located on or off campus.
Why should I use it?
How do I use a permalink or persistent link in Blackboard?
The way in which you will link to a library resource in Blackboard depends on in which platform the resource is located. For more detailed information on locating correct persistent links from various databases, please visit the full Permalinks Libguide.
And don't hesitate to contact your library liaison if you need help getting started adding permalinks to your Blackboard course modules.
For a comprehensive look at the different places permalinks can be located within different databases, please visit EKU Libraries' Permalinks guide.
Below are a few examples of where to find permalinks you can use in your Blackboard courses for:
NOTE: These examples are a small representation of the different places permalinks can be located within some databases and are only meant to serve as a snapshot of what to look for. If you're having trouble, please either consult the Permalinks guide, reach out to your library liaison, or contact the library through one of our Ask Us! services.
Alexander Street Academic Video
Click on Share then Copy Embed Code and use the code to embed the video directly into your Blackboard course shell.
If you need the permalink itself, copy the URL from the address bar.
The link should look like this:
Ebooks found in EBSCO databases
To get the persistent link for an article or ebook in an EBSCOhost database or the EDS library search, first click the "Permalink" link located in the Tools column, to the right of the record.
The persistent link will appear at the top of the record.
Articles in JSTOR
To get the persistent link for an article on JSTOR, select "URL with Proxy" on the left side of the page.
This is what the persistent link will look like:
Copyright is complex and complicated. Be sure to check out EKU Libraries' Copyright guide for an in-depth look at copyright and what you should be mindful of.
Have questions or would like some more guidance? Please contact Linda Sizemore at email@example.com.
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