How you link to Library resources within a Moodle site depends on whether you are:
Information about each approach is provided in the relevant box below.
Reading List software enables you to create a "stand alone" list of linked readings.
This is the recommended option for linking to resources, as the risk of linking errors and copyright issues is greatly reduced.
For more information, please see Reading Lists in Moodle.
If you need to link to items within your written content (rather than within a Reading List), resources discovered via Library Search have a permanent link which can be used in Moodle - this is the recommended option, as it reduces the likelihood of broken links:
Selecting the permalink provided on the Library Search record will link students to the record in Library Search:
When students select the full text link on the record, they will be prompted to log into Library Search to access the item.
Please use the permalink rather than providing a copy of the resource on your Moodle unit site, which in most instances will be a breach of copyright.
Some Library resources are not accessible via Library Search, usually due to:
Linking to these particular Library resources is dependent upon if/how the database enables linking:
Content in the following Library A-Z Databases is not discoverable via Library Search:
|Accident Reconstruction Technology||Grove Music Online|
|Australian Standards||Legal Trac|
|Austroads||Lexis Advance Pacific|
|Autodata||Mental Measurements Yearbook|
|Brittanica Academic||MIMS Online|
|CDX Online||Naxos Music Library|
|CoreLogic RP Data||Routledge Performance Archive|
|Digital Theatre+||Rock's Backpages|
|Draw It To Know It||SafetyHub|
|Gartner Core IT Research||Westlaw AU|