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Databases: UNC Libraries Databases A-Z

Linking from UNC Libraries Databases A-Z List

Follow the steps below to link to a database from the UNC Libraries Databases A-Z list. It's important to use this process for two reasons. First, if anything about the database changes in the future (if it gets a new URL, for example), your link will update automatically--you don't have to do anything! Second, this process formats the link so that off-campus users can log in to the database. If you don't follow this process, they may get an error message.

  1. Click the Add / Reorder drop-down at the bottom of the box
  2. Choose Database
  3. Start typing the name of the database
  4. In the list of options, click on the database you want
  5. Set the position, i.e., where it will appear in the box (default is at the bottom of the box)
  6. Click Save

As an example, we've used this process to link to the Chicago Manual of Style Online:

Want to learn more about using the Databases A-Z list? Take a look at this SpringShare article!

Linking to Other Online Resources

Linking to Other Online Resources

The above process is only for Databases A-Z, but you might want to link to other subject-specific online resources in your guide. You can do this by following the instructions in the Links box on the General tab of this guide.