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Persistent URLs (PURLs) -- How to Create Them: Proquest

Opening the detailed record

The permanent link for article records is located in the full version of the Proquest record, to reach it, click on the title of the article's brief record.

Screenshot of Wall Street Journal brief citation

Locating the permalink

  • The permanent link is located under the heading 'Indexing (full details)' on the full record
  • To see this part, it is necessary to scroll past the full-text of the entire article
  • In the section of the page labelled 'Indexing (details)', locate the line labelled Document URL.

 

Screenshot of Wall Street Journal detailed citation

Copying the Permalink

  • Clicking Copy link will produce a popup window containing the permanent link to the article.

Screenshot of Wall Street Journal popup

  • Hold the mouse over the text of the link
  • Right-click with the mouse and choose to copy (or press the CTRL and C keys)

 

Screenshot of Wall Street Journal popup with link highlighted