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Tutorials: eBooks

How to use specific library resources such as databases, information literacy modules, eBooks, and archival materials.

eBook Permalinks

Logan eBooks come from various venders. Locate the appropriate box for the vendor of your eBook and follow instructions.

eBrary

EBSCO

OVID (LWW)

ScienceDirect (Elsevier)

eBrary Permalinks

Instructions on constructing a proxied url in eBrary.

1. Open the book in your browser.

2. Copy the url directly from the browser.

   Example: http://site.ebrary.com/lib/logan/docDetail.action?docID=10777425

3. Add Logan's proxy in front of the url.

   Example: https://bigbrother.logan.edu:2443/login?url=

Example of complete url

https://bigbrother.logan.edu:2443/login?url=http://site.ebrary.com/lib/logan/docDetail.action?docID=10777425

EBSCO Permalinks

To grab a permalink for an EBSCO eBook, go to the full page for the eBook by clicking on its title.

1. Click on Permalink under Tools at the right side of the record.

2. The permalink will then display at the top of the record.  Then simply copy the entire link and paste into your resource.

More details are located under EBSCOhost Permalinks.

OVID (LWW) Permalinks

Instructions on constructing a proxied url in OVID.

1. Open the book to the main page.

2. Click on "Email Jumpstart" from the right side of the page.

3. Copy the url that appears in the box at the top of the page.

   Example: http://ovidsp.ovid.com/ovidweb.cgi?T=JS&CSC=Y&NEWS=N&PAGE=booktext&D=books1&AN=01279715/2nd_Edition/3&XPATH=/OVIDBOOK%5b1%5d/METADATA%5b1%5d/TBY%5b1%5d/EDITORS%5b1%5d

4. Add Logan's proxy in front of the url.

   Example: https://bigbrother.logan.edu:2443/login?url=

Example of complete url

https://bigbrother.logan.edu:2443/login?url=http://ovidsp.ovid.com/ovidweb.cgi?T=JS&CSC=Y&NEWS=N&PAGE=booktext&D=books1&AN=01279715/2nd_Edition/3&XPATH=/OVIDBOOK%5b1%5d/METADATA%5b1%5d/TBY%5b1%5d/EDITORS%5b1%5d

ScienceDirect (Elsevier) Permalinks

Instructions on constructing a url in ScienceDirect for a Logan eBook:

1. Go to the eBook's main page.

2. Copy the url in the browser.

   Example: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/book/9780702037399

3. Add Logan's proxy in front of the url.

   Example: https://bigbrother.logan.edu:2443/login?url=

Example of complete url

https://bigbrother.logan.edu:2443/login?url=http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/book/9780702037399