OneSearch is the main search tool that will aid in gaining access to articles, ebooks, newspaper articles, and other resources. Choosing to go to the library homepage, one needs to take permalinks, the direct links to these resources, and placing them in canvas for students to be able to access these resources.
The following steps show the process:
Go to the Thomas G. Carpenter Library Homepage and enter your search terms in the OneSearch bar
Locate the resource for your course and click on the title
Click on the Permalink button on the side right tool bar (the proxy prefix "login.dax..." is already included so the link will work for your canvas course.)
Copy and paste this link into Canvas in your preferred style.
See the final product: This article added to canvas.
In canvas, students will be prompted to log in (n# & password) if they are off campus and then have access to the full text from anywhere.
Known Issue - Mobile Accessibility: We have discovered that OneSearch Permalinks do not function properly when you try to access them on a small-screen device such as a smart phone. We have informed EBSCO and they are working on a solution. Please encourage students to use a device with a larger display, such as an iPad or other standard-sized tablet. We have not tested iPad minis or other mini-tablets/tablets such as Samsung Galaxy Note. Laptops and desktops are unaffected by this issue. Once resolved, we'll let you know.