Permanent Links for Law Review Citations: PDF Guide
This guide provides complete instructions for law review staff who use Perma. It also explains how to recognize other types of permanent links, such as DOI and Handle URLs.
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These papers and articles help explain why permanent URLs are particularly important in scholarly and legal citations.
What does Perma do?
- Perma creates a permanent, archived version of a website and assigns a permanent URL to that archived version.
When should I use Perma?
- Use Perma when citing to ephemeral material on the Internet, such as blogs or working papers – any website that does not already use another form of permanent URL.
How do I access Perma?
- Go to http://perma.cc
- If you do not have a Perma account yet, contact the Perma vesting manager for your journal. For BCLR, the vesting managers are the managing editors. For the subject journals the vesting manager is the Editor in Chief.
How do I use Perma?
- For complete instructions, download the document "Permanent Links for Law Review Citations" from the box in the upper left.
- If your account has been created but you never received the confirmation email, check in your spam folder, or if you used your bc.edu email address, in your spam quarantine folder at https://quarantine.bc.edu/. For instructions on using the spam quarantine folder, see http://www.bc.edu/offices/help/comm-collab/email/spam/spamquarantine.html.
- If you need further assistance related to Perma accounts contact Nick Szydlowski, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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