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Creating Stable Links to Medical Ebooks: Stat!Ref

Link to Stat!Ref

Always use the IP authenticated link above to access this resource. This will ensure you can create stable links.

This page has been update 10/24/2016 with important changes to how you need to make stable links to Stat!Ref resources - you must change the proxy information from the link generated by the content platform.

Creating Stable Links to Stat!Ref Books

StafRef:  After clicking on the paperclip icon, use the “Authenticate by IP address” link otherwise the link generated by authenticate by “None” does not work from off campus.

1. Find the book, either through our ebook guide, finding the text in MSU's library catalog, or by searching the LWW Health Libraries platform (via the library link to the platform). All of these options will give you a link that can be used without any changes.

2a. In our ebook guide right-click on the book's titles and copy the link. That link can be pasted directly into your course materials. It will already have the ezproxy string attached to it. For example, EKG Plain and Simple is linked like this from our ebook guide:

2b. You can also search for a book in MSU's library catalog. Select the title you want, make sure it is followed by [electronic resource] because this title denotes an electronic book from a print book. In the electronic book's catalog record right-click on the link below the "Available Online:" text. This link contain the ezproxy string and can be pasted directly into course materials.

For example, EKG Plain and Simple is linked like this from the library catalog: http://ezproxy.msu.edu/login?url=http://online.statref.com/document.aspx?FxId=195&DocID=1&grpalias=MLC

library catalog record for EKG plain and simple

2c. In the Stat!Ref platform click on the paperclip icon and make sure the authentication drop down menu has “Authenticate by IP address” selected, then select and copy the entire link in the box. It will have either a .proxy1.cl.msu.edu or .proxy2.cl.msu.edu in the URL. For example, EKG Plain and Simple would be: http://online.statref.com.proxy1.cl.msu.edu/Notes/ResolveNote.aspx?NoteID=53272&grpalias=MLC

screenshot of EKG plain and simple table of contents on Stat!Ref with paperclip icon highlighted

link to EKG plain and simple from stat!ref platform

2d. You MUST change this URL or it may not load efficiently for users. The changes to the URL only involve the first section of the URL - remove the .proxy1(2).cl.msu.edu string. Add the standard EZProxy string (http://ezproxy.msu.edu/login?url=) to the front of the URL and the link should work.

Creating Stable Links to Stat!Ref Book Chapters

After clicking on the paperclip icon, use the “Authenticate by IP address” link otherwise the link generated by authenticate by “None” does not work from off campus.

1. Find the book, either through our ebook guide, finding the text in MSU's library catalog, or by searching Stat!Ref (via the library link to the platform).

2. Choose the chapter you would like to link to from the book's table of contents.

3. Click the paperclip icon from the top right of the chapter page and make sure the authentication drop down menu has “Authenticate by IP address” selected, then select and copy the entire link in the box. It will have either a .proxy1.cl.msu.edu or .proxy2.cl.msu.edu in the URL. For example, EKG Plain and Simple Chapter 2: Electrophysiology would be: http://online.statref.com.proxy1.cl.msu.edu/Notes/ResolveNote.aspx?NoteID=54825&grpalias=MLC

chapter of ekg plain and simple getting a link by clicking the chain icon

4. You MUST change this URL or it may not load efficiently for users. The changes to the URL only involve the first section of the URL - remove the .proxy1(2).cl.msu.edu string. Add the standard EZProxy string (http://ezproxy.msu.edu/login?url=) to the front of the URL and the link should work.

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