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Stable Links for Electronic Resources

How to create stable links for online journals, e-books, and streaming media

Creating Stable Links in BioOne Complete

To create a stable link using a DOI, you must first locate an item's DOI URL- this is usually listed in the article citation (see below).


  • Use the DOI URL provided in the e-journal for the article.
    • For example:
  • Remove (or from the URL.
  • Change all to . in the base URL:
  • ADD the EZProxy string to the front of the revised URL to create your stable link:







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