Persistent Link Information for SAGE Databases

Frequently Asked Questions

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


  1. Connect to any SAGE database from the Library’s database page
  2. Conduct a search

    3.  From the search results list, choose an appropriate title and click on Abstract or References, scroll down to find the DOI (Digital Object Identifier); highlight the DOI

   4.  To convert a DOI to a URL, precede it with the following:

For example: 10.1177/0264550508089120


Now add the UofL Library's proxy to your permanent link.

For example:


    5.  Paste the DOI 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, co py the complete citation below the URL. Make note of where the article was found. [Retrieved from database provider and database name].

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 Content Revised: September 23, 2015
 Content Created: October 14, 2009

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