Copyright · Data literacy · Digital research and scholarship · Distance Learning · Moodle · Moodle use, organisation and content · Searching Skills

#308 Need to share a journal article with your students? Use a stable link!

As always, it’s important that we consider copyright when we are sharing resources with our students, and this includes journal articles. If you upload a PDF version of a journal article into your Moodle area or share by email, it is highly likely that you are breaking copyright laws in doing so.

Luckily for us there is a quick and legal way to share journal articles with our students, and this is by using a stable link. A stable link is a way of ensuring that the students will be able to log in and access the journal article that you have identified for them, simply follow the steps below:

Featured image: “Stable occupant” by Vitorcius  licenced under CC BY-ND 2.0

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