You can add links to articles from the databases on a discussion board in D2L. Follow the instructions to make sure the link is available both on and off-campus.
Instead of using the URL from the web browser, find the persistent URL (PURL) provided by the database.
Below are instructions for finding PURLs in some popular databases:
For a link to work off-campus, it needs to include a proxy prefix so students will be prompted to log in with a username and password. Some links to database articles already include this proxy either at the beginning of the link or as part of the link; for example, http://search.proquest.com.lcc.idm.oclc.org/docview/420775554?accountid=1599
However, if your link does not already have the proxy, you can use the box below or manually add it to the front of your link:
Proxy Prefix: https://lcc.idm.oclc.org/login?url=