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Digital theses and ORA: Persistent URLS


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Persistent URLs

The record of every item in ORA will be assigned a persistent URL.

This URL looks something like this: 

Because ORA uses a recognised system for persistent links, this link should remain active in perpetuity, meaning that people wishing to access your item should not ever be faced with 'dead' links.

The Bodleian Libraries are committed to retaining live links to items held in ORA.

You can use these links to point to items however you wish: for example, on websites or when citing the work.

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