Persistent Link Information for Library and Archives Canada Databases

Frequently Asked Questions

These instructions will create persistent links that work both on and off campus.


  1. Connect to any Library and Archives Canada database from the Library’s database page
  2. Conduct a search
  3. From the search results list, click on the relevant title
  4. Copy and paste the URL in the address box into your web document

Note:  Some databases may not offer persistent links.  For further information, contact your subject librarian or use our Ask Us service.

To ensure that you will always be able to find your online materials again, copy the complete citation below the URL. The complete citation information should include: author, title, publication, volume and issue number (if applicable), copyright year and page numbers. Make note of where the article was found. [Retrieved from database provider and database name].

Library and Archives Canada Databases

Canadian Music Periodical Index (CMPI)Virtual Gramophone: Canadian Historical Sound Recordings
Theses Canada Portal

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 Content Revised: September 9, 2015
 Content Created: October 8, 2009

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