Permanent links from Library Resources: Informit


Informit Databases

  • When the detailed view has opened, copy the URL from the address bar to use in the OpenAthens link generator.

  • Open the VU OpenAthens link generator (, ensure that Victoria University is selected (1), paste in the URL (2) and click 'Copy' (3). (Note that the URL disappears and the OpenAthens link is automatically generated).

Screenshot of OpenAthens interface, showing an Informit link being redirected.

  • Paste the OpenAthens link into your Readings module as needed.
  • NOTE: The URL that appears in the 'Cite this Article' section can also be used. This may be a good option if you experience difficulty with the URL; be sure to copy only the URL, not the angled brackets.

Screenshot of a section of the Informit interface, showing the 'Cite this Article' section with the article URL highlighted.

Informit Database resources via Library Search

  • Do NOT try to locate Informit articles and follow the link from the Library Search. Instead, identify the specific Informit database and search directly in that database for the article.
    • Informit articles may not appear in the Library Search.
    • Linking through to Informit databases from the Library Search may generate an error message (Correct as at 17 July, 2023).