Following is a selection of databases with information on how to deep link to content in the database.
|Database||Possible to deep link?||Notes|
|BNA||Yes||When you have accessed a document in BNA, select the 'Share' button and this will produce a URL to the document.|
There are two options for deep linking to CCH content:1. Deep linking to a document in CCH (e.g. a specific chapter of a commentary service)
2. Deep linking to a menu item (e.g. linking to one of the listed practice areas on the left hand menu or a subsection with in the menu)
Linking to a document:
Once you have accessed the document in CCH, select the link 'Save/Email' and then select the option 'Save link to document'. A pop up box will appear with the link information which you can copy.
Linking to a menu item:
|Hein Online||Yes||Selecting the option that looks like a chain. This will produce a permanent link to the page which you can copy.|
|ICLR||Yes||Once you have accessed a case, select the PDF option (at the top). This will open a PDF version of the case in a new web browser window. Copy the URL from this browser's address bar.|
|Justis||Yes||Use the URL from the browser|
|Kluwer||Yes||Use the URL from the browser.|
|Lexis.com||No||No permanent deep link icon, and you cannot use the URL from the browser as it does not generate an individual URL for each page.|
|LexisNexis Academic||Yes (most pages)||
- You can get deep links for some journal titles: when looking at the list of journals, if there is a 'browse' link to the right of the journal title, you can right click on the link for a new window and copy the link.|
- You can get permanent links for items at the individual document level (eg Journal article), by browsing to the document, and clicking on the permanent link icon.
|LexisNexis AU||Yes (most pages)||You can link to tables of contents, search forms, case titles, articles and chapters of Halsbury's using the LexisNexis deep linking tool. Some top level pages also have a permanent deep link icon.|
|Timebase||Yes||Use the URL from the browser.|
|Westlaw International||No||Prompts you for log in username and password, doesn't work with proxy.|
|Westlaw AU||Yes||You can deep link to a set of results or documents in Westlaw AU. Select the 'Get link' option (the icon is a chain). A pop up box will appear with the URL information. NB: it is not possible to hyperlink to University of Melbourne Westlaw AU content in Microsoft Office documents (e.g. Word and Excel). If you need to link users to Westlaw AU content from a Microsoft document it is recommended that you include the link as text (rather than a hyperlink or text embedded with a link). Westlaw AU generates long links and it is recommended that you use a URL shortener if you need to link to Westlaw AU content in a Microsoft Office document.|
|Westlaw UK||Yes||Navigate to the section/document you want to deep link to. In the top right hand corner of the screen select the 'Build link' option (the icon looks like a chain). A pop up box will appear with a number of authentication options. Select the option 'IP Authentication' and add the sponsor code auunimelb-1. This will generate a deep link with the correct authentication information.|