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Linking to Articles, eBooks, and Streaming Videos from the Library's Databases: LexisNexis

LexisNexis Linking Outside of Blackboard

The following instructions are for creating links outside of Blackboard.   

   1. Search for an item, open the full record for the item, then click the ‘Copy Document Link’ icon toward the upper right hand corner of the screen. Do not simply copy the URL from the browser’s address bar, as it will not accurately reflect the page you are currently on.

   2. Right-click the bold, blue text that in the new window that appears and select ‘Copy Shortcut,’ ‘Copy Link Location,’ ‘Copy Link Address,’ or whatever your browser’s equivalent might be. Paste this link into the desired location.

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

   4. An example of a LexisNexis URL would look like this: http://ezproxy.bellevue.edu:80/login?url=http://www.lexisnexis.com/lnacui2api/api/version1/getDocCui?lni=56J5-P7B1-F04K-V49F&csi=6320&hl=t&hv=t&hnsd=f&hns=t&hgn=t&oc=00240&perma=true.

   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.

LexisNexis Linking in Blackboard

The following instructions are for linking in Blackboard only.      

   1. Search for an item, open the full record for the item, then click the ‘Copy Document Link’ icon toward the upper right hand corner of the screen. Do not simply copy the URL from the browser’s address bar, as it will not accurately reflect the page you are currently on.

   2. Right-click the bold, blue text that in the new window that appears and select ‘Copy Shortcut,’ ‘Copy Link Location,’ ‘Copy Link Address,’ or whatever your browser’s equivalent might be. Paste this link into Blackboard.

   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 LexisNexis URL would look like this: http://ezproxy.bellevue.edu:80/login?auth=bb&url=http://www.lexisnexis.com/lnacui2api/api/version1/getDocCui?lni=56J5-P7B1-F04K-V49F&csi=6320&hl=t&hv=t&hnsd=f&hns=t&hgn=t&oc=00240&perma=true

   5. Once created, the student will be able to click on the link in Blackboard 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.

LexisNexis Linking for D2L Courses

The following instructions are for creating links in D2L courses.   

   1. Search for an item, open the full record for the item, then click the ‘Copy Document Link’ icon toward the upper right hand corner of the screen. Do not simply copy the URL from the browser’s address bar, as it will not accurately reflect the page you are currently on.

   2. Right-click the bold, blue text that in the new window that appears and select ‘Copy Shortcut,’ ‘Copy Link Location,’ ‘Copy Link Address,’ or whatever your browser’s equivalent might be. Paste this link into the desired location.

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

   4. An example of a LexisNexis URL would look like this: https://ezproxy.bellevue.edu:9443/login?url=http://www.lexisnexis.com/lnacui2api/api/version1/getDocCui?lni=56J5-P7B1-F04K-V49F&csi=6320&hl=t&hv=t&hnsd=f&hns=t&hgn=t&oc=00240&perma=true.

   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.