Faculty are responsible for ensuring that their course materials comply with copyright law and IU license agreements. Creating links to online resources instead of copying the files is one way of ensuring compliance.
IU South Bend students, faculty and staff are identified as IU users by the IP addresses of their workstations. From off-campus, getting a IU South Bend IP address is accomplished by routing through the IU South Bend Libraries proxy server. To link to journal articles from Canvas (or another website), you need to construct links to include this routing information.
1. Start with the proxy server prefix
To route requests through the proxy server, you need to add the following prefix to the beginning of the article's stable link:
NOTE: The proxy prefix is only needed for IU South Bend restricted journals. Adding the proxy prefix to non-licensed resources may prevent access.
3. Test the resulting url in another browser
Testing the web address in another browser (e.g. Firefox instead of Chrome) will tell you if the web address is stable, or if it includes code that makes the reading only accessible for your browser session.
If it works, you're done!
If it doesn't work, there are extra steps that you can try: