How to use the OpenURL-Resolver of my library

Goal: These instructions help you to connect your BibSonomy user profile with your library's URL resolver. This way all URLs, also in publications, can be resolved via your library.

Prerequisite: You have to know the URL of the library OpenURL-Resolver. You can ask your librarian or you can open this URL in your library's/university's network: find out the OpenURL-Resolver.

You will get the following output (as an example):


If you know the resolver's URL, complete the following steps:


  1. Open your "personal menu" in the right main menu.

  2. Click on "settings".

  3. Under "contact", enter the URL-Resolver's URL into the field "OpenURL".

  4. Click on "save changes" at the end of the page.