A permalink or a persistent link is a stable URL that should not break or change.
When creating a reliable link that VSU students, staff, and faculty can access from anywhere (on campus or off campus), there needs to be two components:
The proxy prefix indicated in orange below.
The target URL indicated in green below.
The proxy prefix will always remain the same: https://login.ezproxy.library.valdosta.edu/login?url=
The target URL will change depending on the item (article, ebook, etc.) that you want to link to.
JSTOR provides a Stable URL. This Stable URL is your target URL and a component of your permalink. Notice that this Stable URL does not include the proxy prefix.
The proxied permalink will look like this: