Permanent links from Library Resources: Springer

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Permanent links to journal articles in SpringerLink

  • Access the article through the SpringerLink database.
  • Click on the article title.

  • 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 (https://go.openathens.net/generate/vu.edu.au/71775300), 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 Springer Journals URL being redirected.

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

Permanent links to books in SpringerLink

Access the selected e-book via the Springer database.

  • For a link to the entire book, navigate to the landing page of the book and copy and paste the URL from the address bar to use in the OpenAthens link generator:

Screenshot of Springer interface showing URL for whole book

  • ​To deep link to a specific chapter or excerpt, navigate to the starting page of your selected section and copy and paste the URL from the address bar to use in the OpenAthens link generator:

Chapter
Screenshot of Springer interface showing URL for a chapter

Excerpt (Section)

Screenshot of Springer interface showing URL or a section of  chapter.

  • Open the VU OpenAthens link generator (https://go.openathens.net/generate/vu.edu.au/71775300), 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 the OpenAthens interface showing a Springer Book URL being redirected.

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