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Hyperlinking & Permalinks for Citation

When - Citation & Highlighting Keywords


You should cite or link when:

You refer to, or paraphrase, the work or ideas of another author or authors.

You quote directly from another source.

Each time you include information that you researched to enhance and supplement your personal narrative, include a hyperlink to the source.


Selecting Keywords:


Sample Essay:

How - Permalinking

No one wants to click on a dead link right in the middle of a riveting story.

Keep your links functioning with:

  • Permalinks, Stable Links, and Digital Object Identifiers (DOIs) - Sometimes websites provide links that should always work with these names. You can often find these near the icons for sharing the page on social media or by clicking on the share button. DOIs look like this: