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Friendly URLs

Shortcuts to databases and Research Guides

What is a friendly URL?

According to Tech Terms: The Computer Dictionary, "A friendly URL is a Web address that is easy to read and includes words that describe the content of the webpage.

How can I use them?

Friendly URLs are an easy to way to link to library resources in Canvas or email.  Copy the URL from the list below and paste it into your Canvas, class or wherever you'd like to use them to link directly to the resource.


Name Friendly URL
19th Century US Newspapers
American Antiquarian Society Collections
ABI/INFORM Trade & Industry
Access Medicine
Access Physiotherapy
Accounting & Tax
ACLS Humanities eBook
America: History & Life with Full Text
Access Medicine: Case Files
Annual Review of Anthropology
Annual Review of Psychology
Anatomy and Physiology Revealed
Academic Search Complete
Business Source Complete
Chronicle of Higher Education
CINAHL Complete
Clinical Access
Communication & Mass Media Complete
Cochrane Library
Credo Reference
Directory of Open Access Journals
EBSCO eBooks
Environment Complete
Gale Literary Sources
Gale OneFile: Nursing and Allied Health
Gale Primary Sources
Gender Studies Database
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Gale Virtual Reference Library: Anthropology
Gale Virtual Reference Library: Business
Gale Virtual Reference Library: Criminal Justice
Gale Virtual Reference Library: Education
Gale Virtual Reference Library: Environmental Science
Gale Virtual Reference Library: Health Science
Gale Virtual Reference Library: History
Gale Virtual Reference Library: Mass Media and Communications
Gale Virtual Reference Library: Political Science
Gale Virtual Reference Library: Psychology
Gale Virtual Reference Library: Sociology
Gale Virtual Reference Library: Sports and Recreation
Gale Virtual Reference Library: Sustainability
Health Management
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
Historical Abstracts with Full Text
Hoovers Online
JAMA & Archives (1998-present)
Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics
Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy
Journal of Criminal Justice
JSTOR: American Indian Studies
JSTOR: American Studies
JSTOR: Communication Studies
JSTOR Criminology & Criminal Justice
JSTOR: Film Studies
JSTOR: Language and Literature
JSTOR: Philosophy
JSTOR: Religion
JSTOR Security Studies
JSTOR: Sociology
JSTOR Sustainability
Kanopy - streaming video collection
LGBT Life with Full Text
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts
Literature Resource Center
MasterFILE Premier
Medical Letter
Medline Complete
Military and Government collection
MLA International Bibliography
The New England Journal of Medicine
Newspaper Source
New York Times in Education
New York Times
Oxford English Dictionary (OED)
Gale in Context: Opposing Viewpoints
Oxford Music Online
PA Exam Prep
Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
PLoS - Public Library of Science
Gale Health and Wellness
ProQuest Dissertations & Theses A&I
ProQuest Central
Behavioral Science Journals in ProQuest
Biological Science Database
ProQuest Business
Criminal Justice Periodicals Index
Education Journals
Health & Medical Collection
History Research in ProQuest
Natural Sciences Journals in ProQuest
New York Times in ProQuest
Regional Business News
Sage Stats
Sage Business Cases
Gale in Context: Science
SocINDEX with Full Text
Sustainability Watch
New York Times Archive
Our World in Data
Nursing & Allied Health Source
Nursing Resource Center
Pharmaceutical News Index
PLANTS National Database
ProQuest Health and Medicine Collection
Proquest Newspapers
ProQuest Science Database
Psychology Journals from ProQuest
R2 Digital Library
Religion Journals in Proquest
Social Science Journals in Proquest
Telecommunications Journals in Proquest
Wall Street Journal in ProQuest

Last updated 4/8/2020