I copied the URL of an article in the database and now the link doesn't work!

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The databases aren't exactly websites--they require authentication code to ensure that it is a SMC users accessing the resource. So copying the link straight from the browser bar doesn't work. Instead, you'll want to look for a Permalink option, like this:


But, if you already have a URL that you copied from the browser bar and you need to get back to the article, there is a trick to do so.


1) First, paste the URL you have in a doc, and look for the part that says AN=



2) Now copy the AN=number part of your URL (example highlighted above).


3) Go to Albert Plus, and paste that code. Then delete the = sign and put parentheses around the number, like this:



Click Submit, and you should see your article come up!