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Michigan State University

Stable Links for Electronic Resources

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

Creating Stable Links in ProQuest

  1. After clicking the link to an article in a ProQuest database, look for the Abstract/Details/Indexing tab/section. 
  2. Copy the link listed in the Document URL field near the bottom of this area.  For the resource below, this is
  3. Since the URL includes, this is your stable link.
  4. See Stable Links Tips & Tricks for troubleshooting suggestions if your stable link does not work as expected.


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