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

Opening the detailed record

  • As in most databases, JSTOR provides a permanent link to an article on the full record view.
  • To reach an article's full record, click on its title in the brief record view that appears in your search results.

Screenshot of JSTOR brief view

Finding the permalink

  • On the full record, the permanent link is located in the upper left corner, underneath the article's citation.
  • It is circled in red in the image below.

Screenshot of JSTOR detailed record

Copying the permalink

  • Use your mouse to highlight the text of the permanent link
  • Use your mouse to right-click
  • Choose Copy

screenshot of highlighted and clicked copy permalink