Persistent links are links that remain functional over an extended period of time. They can be used to link directly to a specific resource, such as an article within a database. From on campus, the link will take you directly to the resource. From off-campus you will be asked to log in using your myMCC login.
Persistent links have two parts:
For example, a link to an article in Academic Search Complete would look like this:
When you are using a library database, don't copy the link in the address bar. Look for the supplied persistent link within the database record. You can also copy a link from the A-Z Database List (reproduced to the right for convenience) if you'd like to link to a resource's home page.
Databases may refer to the persistent links by different terms. You may need to look for a permalink, bookmark, or document URL.
If you need help, just ask a librarian.