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Link creators for library content

Reliable sharing of library resources isn't always as simple as copying a URL. These tools build sturdy links.

Accessible 'Proxied' Links to Articles, Films, & Images in Databases


Next: Click the Create universal link button.

Your link should bring readers on the KU campus directly to the item. If off campus, they will pass through the authentication screen; upon successful login, the reader will have full access to the item.

For more about reasons and techniques for building stable, universally accessible links, see this online guide or watch this brief video.

Long URLs can "break" in some email clients.  Using a link shortener will prevent this.