To avoid copyright issues, lecturers are advised to take up links to journal articles or book chapters in teaching materials and Blackboard, instead of PDFs. Links with a DOI number are preferred over a publisher link, because the DOI links are more stable.
How do I create a DOI link?
A DOI link consists of two components:
http://doi.org/ + a DOI (e.g. 10.1038/nature12251) =
The DOI or DOI link can usually be found on the first page of a journal article or an e-book chapter, on a publisher’s website, or in the record of a publication in a database like Scopus.
How do I create an EZproxy link?
To create an EZproxy link, you have to add the following URL in front of a normal URL:
A full EZproxylink will look like this:
On campus, students will have direct access (if the Library has a subscription). When off campus, students will be prompted to log in with their WUR account, after which they will have access.