a. Search the Koha library catalogue for the required record.
b. Select the URL which is displayed for the record. Copy and paste into Notepad/Word
c. The full URL will look like this:
d. Edit the URL to delete the trailing query details:
This can now be used as a persistent URL link to this record in Koha.
E-book Central provides access to over 85,000 e-books covering a wide range of topics. The easiest way to search for a title is to log into E-book Central, http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/itcarlow, and do a subject or title search. If the required title is found, check that it displays an icon to confirm that the full text is within our subscription.
Click on the book title to open the full record.
In the full display select the option on the left hand side of the page.
This will display a url which can be used as a persistent link:
The IT Carlow proxy prefix is not required for off-campus access to E-book Central titles.
NOTE: as E-book Central provides access many titles by subscription rather than as purchased e-books, there are occasions when access to some titles may be discontinued.
All Myilibrary titles have now been incorporated in the Ebook Central platform and persistent links to these should be amended/created according to the instructions in Creating Persistent links to E-Books Central e-books.
Once a list of search results has been generated from an EDS search, it is possible to create a persistent URL link to an individual record by the following method:
a. For the required record, open the Detailed Record display by clicking on the icon:
b. Select the Detailed Record icon from the next display:
c. In the detailed record page select the Permalink option in the right-hand menu:
d. This will generate a persistent linked which can be copied and pasted as required:
Note that an EDS permalink provides a permanent link to an EDS record. Access to the full-text (where available) of a record will be enabled via the full-text link embedded within the EDS record.
EDS permanent links will require ITC network login from off-campus.