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How to Create Stable URLs: PubMed Central

Instructions or links to instructions explaining how to create durable links to journals and articles by source, i.e. database, ejournal collection, and ebook.

Linking to Articles Available in PubMed Central

Here is a sample record from PubMed Central.

PubMed Central Linking

Two methods for linking.

1.  To the reference - replace the PMCID number in the following URL with the PMCID number for your article reference. 
     http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/?term=PMC2686545

2.  To the PDF of the article - Once you have the reference displayed in PubMed, right click on the PDF link and select "Copy Link Location"

Copy Link from PDF Link

Finally, paste the link where you want to use it.  Since these articles are freely available, do not include the EZproxy prefix.