Answered By: Michael Bailou Huang
Last Updated: May 26, 2023     Views: 243

A digital object identifier (DOI) can be used to cite and link to electronic documents. A DOI is guaranteed never to change, so you can use it to link permanently to electronic documents.

At this time, you cannot link to an article using the DOI number from the Health Sciences Library homepage, it is done from your browser.

To find a document using a DOI:

1. Copy the DOI of the document you want to open. For example, 10.1016/j.bbr.2011.03.031.

2. Open the following DOI site in your browser           

3. Enter the entire DOI in the text box provided, and then click Go.

Or enter plus the DOI directly into your browser.


To cite or create a link to a document using a DOI:

The correct format for citing or creating a link to a document using its DOI is as follows:

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