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Articles with a DOI

Many publishers assign Digital Object Identifiers (DOIs) to their journal articles.

A DOI is usually a string of numbers & letters, starting with 10.

Examples of DOIs



A DOI can be used to create a permanent link to an article.

To create a permanent link to an article with a DOI:

1.      In the article's abstract, identify the DOI.

2.      Copy the DOI number only (do not include the 'DOI:' prefix)

3.      Paste this link into your document or Blackboard page

DOI example URL

If it is not already present, add the following string to the beginning of the DOI:

This adds the necessary coding required for students to gain authenticated access to the article.

For example:

DOI permanent URL image

The permanent link for this article would be: