As you’re constructing your required reading lists, consider using proxy-enabled links. When you link to articles, rather than post them to Blackboard or e-mail them, it gives the library a more accurate count of resource usage and avoids gray areas about copyright. Linking to articles can be easy to do and here’s how:
Step 2: Locate your article and copy it’s link:
Step 3: Paste the article link after the proxy link and delete duplication:
Now you’ve created a link that students can directly access the article, although if they are off-campus they may need to authenticate with network ID and password. Some databases may be more difficult, so please contact your subject liaison if you need additional support.