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Creating Persistent URLs (PURLs): Nexis Uni

Creating Persistent URLs in Lexis-Nexis

★ Persistent URLs in Nexis Uni are called Document Links.

 Steps:

  1. From the results page, click on the article title.
  2. Next to the title, click where it says Actions.
  3. Select Link to this article.
  4. Copy the link that appears in the window that opens.
  5. Add the following proxy prefix to the front of the URL:
    https://ezproxysuf.flo.org/login?url=
  6. Example of a "proxied" persistent link:
    https://ezproxysuf.flo.org/login?url=http://www.lexisnexis.com/lnacui2api/api/version1/getDocCui?lni=5T33-2771-JBM5-R0R7&csi=237924&hl=t&hv=t&hnsd=f&hns=t&hgn=t&oc=00240&perma=true


  7. To shorten the link, you may want to plug it into a site like Bitly (http://bitly.com/), which will convert the link into a smaller one that is easier to work with. The links never expire.

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This guide has been copied with permission from Northern Virginia Community College