Guidelines (Based on the Phillips Library Licensing Agreements with Database Vendors)
Best Practice Examples - Best practice is to provide the full citation, in a writing style of choice, and use either hyperlinked text for the URL within the citation or provide the URL in addition the citation.
Elbeck, M., & Vander Schee, B. A. (2014). Global benchmarking of marketing doctoral program faculty and institutions by subarea. Journal Of Marketing Education, 36(1), 45-61
Brendel, K. E., Maynard, B. R., Albright, D. L., & Bellomo, M. (2014). Effects of school-based interventions with U.S. military-connected children: A systematic review. Research On Social Work Practice, 24(6), 649-658. doi:10.1177/1049731513517143
Alexander Street Press
Steps below are an alternative to giving the URL for a Phillips Library catalog record which has linking into the database and the streaming file associated with a catalog record. For those instructions, see on this page "Sources in the Catalog". instructions.
This is an open access database, not a library subscription. Along with the citation, the .PDF files may be attached in the Moodle shell.
Due to the licensing agreement, access is allowed only from computers on the campus network.
Exception: Permalinks to Harvard Business Review (HBR) Case Studies
HBR case studies are in Business Source Complete, an EBSCOhost database. Due to publisher restrictions, permalinks to case studies in (HBR) are not permitted. For more information about HBR permissions and restrictions, see the Case Studies page in the Business Administration research guide on the library website.
NOTE: These steps are preferred because they lead to a document URL with the proxy server URL appended. Alternate steps result in a document URL without the the proxy server appended; thus, it would have to be appended manually.
A small number of ejournals in the AU collection are on the Ovid website. The path to the Ovid site may begin at any of the places below.
Once at the Ovid site and at the record for a wanted article, the instructions below apply.
NOTE: When downloading PDF files at the Ovid website (not when getting jumpstarts), this message may appear, "The limit for concurrent users...has been reached. Please try again later." When this message appears, click on "Log off" in all the Ovid website pages/browser tabs that are open after accessing a .PDF file. Wait about 5 minutes, then try again to download the PDF. Click on logoff after each .PDF is downloaded. Or, contact a librarian for assistance.
In the Moodle shell for a course, links to catalog records about print books, ebooks, DVD's, and streaming film files (from the Alexander Street Press database)* can be set up.
In the catalog records for:
*As an alternative, there is a way to "embed" and to link directly to content in the Alexander Street Database. For those instructions, see “Materials Listed in Databases” on this page.