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Beyond the Textbook: Integrating Library Resources into Blackboard

Integrating Library Resources into Blackboard

Access World News

URL:  http://library.vccs.edu/license-bin/linker.plx?xsrawn

Features thousands of U.S. and global news sources. Includes political science, journalism, English, history, environmental studies, sociology, economics, education, business, social sciences and more. 

1. From the article results list, click on the article title you wish to link from your Blackboard course.

2. When the article appears, move your mouse over Export near the top of the screen. When a menu appears, click on Export Article Links.

 

3. When the Article Link window, appears, copy & paste the OpenURL into your Bb course.

4. You DO NOT need to include the proxy prefix, but if you'd rather play it safe, add the proxy prefix:

http://ezproxy.vccs.edu:2048/login?url=


Or use the VCCS EZproxy URL generator.

Your final URL should look something like this - click on the url below to go to the article:

http://ezproxy.vccs.edu:2048/login?url=http://infoweb.newsbank.com/resources/openurl?ctx_ver=z39.88-2004&rft_dat=news%2F13759BF7D5DDF238&rft_id=info%3Asid%2Finfoweb.newsbank.com&rft_val_<
format=info%3Aofi%2Ffmt%3Akev%3Amtx%3Actx&svc_dat=AWNB&req_dat=1013784FB9765793