Linking to Library Resources from Blackboard

With thanks to Trish Finnan in the James Hardiman Library for this tip…

If you are linking your students to library online resources from within Blackboard, it is important to ensure that those resources will be accessible from off-campus.  To do this please insert the following before the URL of the resource you are linking to:

For example, if you were linking to the journal Nature, whose URL is http://www.nature.com/nature/archive/index.html, you would provide a link to:

This will ensure that your students are prompted to login to NUI Galway and so be recognised as authorised NUI Galway users.

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One Response to Linking to Library Resources from Blackboard

  1. ishaq109 says:

    Rightly said, the same is done in Allama Iqbal Libray, University of Kashmir where off-campus access is given the users

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