Persistent Link Information for Wiley Online Library Databases

Frequently Asked Questions

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


  1. Connect to the Wiley Interscience database from the Library’s database page
  2. Conduct a search
  3. From the search results list, click on the Abstract link > scroll down to find the DOI (Digital Object Identifier)
  4. To convert a DOI to a URL, precede it with the following:

For example:  10.1002/chir.20399


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

For example:


     5. Copy and paste this link into your 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. Make note of where the article was found. [Retrieved from database provider and database name].

Wiley Online Library Databases

eMagResWiley Online Library
Encyclopedia of Life Sciences (ELS)

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 Content Revised: September 23, 2015
 Content Created: November 10, 2006

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