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Embedding the Library in Canvas

This guide will help faculty with linking library content into their Canvas courses.

Please Note: Our Proxy Prefix is Changing

Attention faculty:

Links to MC Library databases, articles and videos will change in Spring 2024. If you’ve put links in Canvas or elsewhere, you’ll need to change them for Spring 2024During January 2024, librarians will change over the links on our main Database A-Z ListExisting links will continue to work through February 29, 2024, but you can begin testing new links right away and contact us if you run into any issues.  

We encourage instructors to regularly review their syllabi and Canvas shells to confirm that content is accessible to students.


If you have questions or would like help with making changes to links that you use, please contact the librarians at and we will be glad to assist you. 

The Proxy Prefix

The Proxy Prefix

The library's proxy prefix is and allows resources to be accessed off-campus. 

For example, Academic Search Complete article with the following permalink:


Will need to be replaced with the new proxy prefix at the beginning for it to be accessed off-campus:


You can use the Proxy Converter Tool (below) to convert your links. If you need additional help, please contact us at to get assistance. 

Proxy Converter

Use this tool to convert a broken link to our new proxied link.