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Persistent Links to Articles: JSTOR

Learn how to create persistent links to articles in BGSU library databases that will work from on or off campus.

Persistent Links in JSTOR


  • In JSTOR, the URL in your address bar is a persistent link.
  • If you are ON CAMPUS, you will need to add the EZProxy Prepend at the beginning of the url so the link is accessible from OFF CAMPUS:


When you access an article from a search, your search terms are highlighted, and your URL contains a question mark followed by a long mess.

For example: 

To remove the highlighting, copy the URL just up to the question mark (the part in bold here). Don't copy the question mark itself.

You can also click on Email Citation to email the link to yourself. The citation sent includes the persistent link, which is listed as the Stable URL.

JSTOR search screen highlighting how to get a persistent link: Copy up to the question mark, then stop. Don't copy the question mark itself.