Faculty and Staff Services: Blackboard

  • Last Updated: Jul 27, 2015 10:33 AM
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Bring the Library Into Your Blackboard Class

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Students can search library databases directly from your Blackboard class pages.  You can put search widgets right into your online lessons with easy Grab n' Go code that has been prepared by the library.  Contact Michelle Eichelberger (x6458) for more information.


Creating Database Article Links

Because our library databases are subscription services, you and your students need to logon to use them when you're not on campus.  For links to database articles to work correctly, you need to add our proxy server address to the beginning of the database-provided persistent URL. Our proxy server address is: http://library.genesee.edu/login?url=

So, if the persistent URL provided by the database is something like http://www.ddb.com/12345, you need to copy and paste our proxy server address at the beginning so the persistent URL looks like this:


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