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Can I cite a link to a particular record that will last for decades?
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G'day GuysAndrew Cairns of the NAA Staff stated in a previous discussion:"You are correct - the URLs in RecordSearch are session-specific. It is possible to create a permalink to items using the…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Andrew Cairns Jun 4.

How do I cite a URL to a specific item in RecordSearch?
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Simple question, the answer to which eludes me.All the URLs seem to be specific to a session and will not work subsequently.Surely the NAA has a permalink or equivalent for each item?TIAContinue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Sam Dellit May 28.

 

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Andrew Cairns replied to Sam Dellit's discussion Can I cite a link to a particular record that will last for decades?
"Hi Sam, I have discussed this with our technical staff. Unfortunately, due to the current set up of RecordSearch, items do not have digital object identifiers. We are hoping to implement this along with a number of other modenisation changes as…"
Jun 4
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Can I cite a link to a particular record that will last for decades?

G'day GuysAndrew Cairns of the NAA Staff stated in a previous discussion:"You are correct - the URLs in RecordSearch are session-specific. It is possible to create a permalink to items using the following URL template:http://www.naa.gov.au/go.aspx?i=[ItemBarcodeNumber] where [ItemBarcodeNumber] is the item's barcode number. . . . . "While I would like to take the statement at face value, this form of URL doesn't look…See More
Jun 4
Sam Dellit replied to Sam Dellit's discussion How do I cite a URL to a specific item in RecordSearch?
"Hello Andrew Thank you so much for that, your suggestions work a treat. I was concerned at first that your links were http:// rather than the https:// of Record Search, but I see that the link which opens is https:// However, I have several hundred…"
May 28
Andrew Cairns replied to Sam Dellit's discussion How do I cite a URL to a specific item in RecordSearch?
"Hi Sam, You are correct - the URLs in RecordSearch are session-specific. It is possible to create a permalink to items using the following URL template: http://www.naa.gov.au/go.aspx?i=[ItemBarcodeNumber] where [ItemBarcodeNumber] is the item's…"
May 28
Sam Dellit posted a discussion

How do I cite a URL to a specific item in RecordSearch?

Simple question, the answer to which eludes me.All the URLs seem to be specific to a session and will not work subsequently.Surely the NAA has a permalink or equivalent for each item?TIASee More
May 28

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