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Last Updated: Apr 25, 2017 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Link to CIIS Licensed, or freely available Materials!

Search the Library catalog, journals list, and databases to see what is available electronically.  You may link to individual articles, books, or book chapters.  See: Instructions for Creating Stable Links to eBooks and online journal articles.  Contact for additional assistance.

   Note: Students who are connecting to CIIS resources from off-campus, need to be routed through the Library proxy server.

With CIIS Licensed materials, be sure that the following prefix is at the beginning of the article's or book's stable link and add it if it is not:                

If the proxy prefix (listed above" is not included in the stable link for an item, your off-campus students will NOT be able to access the item. If students are complaing about not being able to follw a link to a resource, check the link to make sure that the proxy prefix has been included.

    Here is an example: Esbjorn-Hargens, S. (2006).  Integral Education by Design: How Integral Theory Informs Teaching, Learning, and Curriculum in a Graduate Program Revision, 28(3), 21-29.

    A complete link with proxy information will ask off-site users to "Authenticate": 


    A link without the proxy information will ask the off-site user to "pay or login":



Note: Copying links from email:  Some email programs change hyperlinks to re-route to the email program.  Start with a link in a text format or captured directly from the source.


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