shortcut to content

Minnesota State University, Mankato

Minnesota State University, Mankato

Linking to MSU Library Catalog Records

Page address: http://lib.mnsu.edu/services/faculty/d2l/mnpalslink.html

Linking to MSU Library Catalog Records

You can link directly to specific book, eBook, and video records in the MSU Library catalog from your D2L or other web pages..

1. Go into the MSU Library Catalog and conduct a search.
Any type of search (e.g. keyword, author, title, and more) can be conducted.
basic library search

2. Once the specific record is found, copy the entire website address.
The address needs to be modified! Using this link will go to the main search page or display errors rather than go to a library record.
copy the web address

3. Paste the address in a word processing document such as Microsoft Word.

4. Modify the website address by removing the characters between http://mnpals.mnsu.edu/F/and ?func=

modify the address

After removing the characters between http://mnpals.mnsu.edu/F/ and ?func=
the address looks like:
http://mnpals.mnsu.edu/F/?func=find-b&find_code=WRD&request=edspeak&local_base=&adjacent=N

5. The revised address can now be copied and used as a link to the individual library record.

More Information or Assistance

For more information or technical assistance, contact the Library Services D2L Group