Find quick answers to common library and research questions.
I copied the URL of an article in the database and now the link doesn't work!
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!