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To create a link to a single article database or a list of article databases for a Subject you will need:
To find the URL for a single database:
The image below demonstrates how to copy the Link Location (URL) for the database CINAHL. Notice that the web address displays at the bottom of the window when you mouse over the database name.
To find the URL for a list of article databases for a subject:
The image below demonstrates how to copy the Link Location (URL) for article databases and electronic reference sources for Communication Sciences. Notice that the web address displays in the address bar of the browser.
In order for a database link to work from off-campus it must be preceded by the following proxy server information:
The full link (URL) for the databases above is:
Now that you have the link for your database or databases, you can add it to your Blackboard Course. The Center for Teaching and Learning has excellent instructions at Blackboard How-Tos.
Always test your link from on and off-campus.
For more assistance please contact Brenda Nelson.