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How to Use Persistent URLs

This guide shows you how to find and use permanent URLs in our most popular electronic resources

Finding Permalinks

For most of the Gale databases (Academic One File, Opposing Viewpoints in Context, World and US History in Context, etc.), the persistent URL for an article is included in the source citation located at the end of an article.

Copy the URL as illustrated below and make sure to add the following proxy prefix to the front of the URL:

Example of a "proxied" persistent link: ttps://

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