Permanent links from Library Resources: ScienceDirect


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How to create Permanent links in ScienceDirect?


  • 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 ScienceDirect URL being redirected.

  • Paste the OpenAthens link into your Readings module as needed.