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Persistent URLs (PURLs) -- How to Create Them: Sage Knowledge

Opening the detailed record

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

Screenshot of the Sage eReference Brief Record

Finding the permalink

  • The URL is located in the article's DOI.
  • It is circled in red below.

Screenshot of Sage eReference detailed record

Copying the permalink

  • Use your mouse to hover over the DOI
  • In the box that opens, use your mouse to highlight the full DOI
  • Right-click
  • Choose Copy

screenshot of DOI tag

Using a DOI to access an article

The purpose of a DOI is to create a permanent location for a website, that will never move, regardless of site redesigns, etc.

To use a DOI to retrieve a webpage: