All of the databases from the Tomlinson Library Databases A-Z list are in the LibGuides Database Assets list, with current links already set up for proxy access off campus. Use these assets when linking to our databases.
Select Database from the Add menu. Then type in keywords for the database you need and select the database asset.
You can then customize the database description as needed for your guide's context:
The database asset described above:
Any items from the library catalog can be added to a guide with cover images. From the Add menu select Book from the Catalog.
The book described in the settings above:
Whenever possible, use a Link Asset to add a link to your LibGuide.
Why? Links created as an Asset are checked by the LibGuides Link Checker tool, making it easier to fix dead links before our users attempt to use them. Links created in a Rich Text box will not be tracked in this way. To create a link asset, select Link from the Add/Reorder menu.
Here's the link described by the "Add Link" settings above:
LibGuides has a Link Checking tool, found under the Tools heading on the main LibGuides top menu.
The Link Checker identifies any database, book or outside links that are not working. The resulting report can be filtered by link type, or guide Author. Selecting yourself as guide author, you can see any links from your guides that would need to be fixed. To edit any of these links select the edit icon under Asset on the far right, as indicated in the image below.