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Linking to Articles, eBooks, and Streaming Videos from the Library's Databases: Business Expert Press

Business Expert Press Linking Outside of Blackboard

The following instructions are for creating links outside of Blackboard.

   1. Search for the desired resource and open the full record for the item. Copy the complete URL from the browser's address bar.

   2. Paste the URL into the desired location, and ensure that it begins with the http:// prefix.

   3. You will need to insert http://ezproxy.bellevue.edu:80/login?url= immediately in front of the URL.

   4. An example of a Business Expert Press URL would look like this: http://ezproxy.bellevue.edu:80/login?url=http://a.cloud.igpublish.com/iglibrary/search/BEPB0000625.main.html?1.

   5. Once created, the student will be able to click on the link and be immediately taken to the item, whether an article, video, or database. They will not need to log-in again in order to access the Library webpage or other resources.

Business Expert Press Linking in Blackboard

The following instructions are for linking in Blackboard only.

   1. Search for the desired resource and open the full record for the item. Copy the complete URL from the browser's address bar. 

   2. Paste the URL into the desired location, and ensure that it begins with the http:// prefix.

   3. You will need to insert http://ezproxy.bellevue.edu:80/login?auth=bb&url= immediately in front of the URL.

   4. An example of a Business Expert Press URL would look like this: http://ezproxy.bellevue.edu:80/login?auth=bb&url=http://a.cloud.igpublish.com/iglibrary/search/BEPB0000625.main.html?1

   5. Once created, the student will be able to click on the link and be immediately taken to the item, whether an article, video, or database. They will not need to log-in again in order to access the Library webpage or other resources.

Business Expert Press Linking for D2L Courses

The following instructions are for creating links in D2L courses.

   1. Search for the desired resource and open the full record for the item. Copy the complete URL from the browser's address bar.

   2. Paste the URL into the desired location, and ensure that it begins with the http:// prefix.

   3. You will need to insert https://ezproxy.bellevue.edu:9443/login?url= immediately in front of the URL.

   4. An example of a Business Expert Press URL would look like this: https://ezproxy.bellevue.edu:9443/login?url=http://a.cloud.igpublish.com/iglibrary/search/BEPB0000625.main.html?1

   5. Once created, the student will be able to click on the link and be immediately taken to the item, whether an article, video, or database. They will not need to log-in again in order to access the Library webpage or other resources.