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Informit linking syntax guide

Informit linking syntax guide

This is the recommended syntax for linking to Informit content. It covers:

Individual items: Article; Conference paper; Book item | Bundled items: Journal issue; Journal title; Book; Conference proceeding; Database

Individual items

Article

Required metadata (issn OR eissn) +  (volume AND/OR issue) + publication year + start page

Linking syntax
search.informit.org/documentSummary;res=<database id>;issn=<ISSN>;eissn=<eISSN>;vol=<volume>;iss=<issue>;py=<publication year>;spage=<start page>

Examples

  1. Article in an academic journal (ISSN only)
    Carter, David J; Brown, James and Rahmani, Adel. Reading the high court at a distance: Topic modelling the legal subject matter and judicial activity of the high court of Australia, 1903-2015 [online]. University of New South Wales Law Journal, The, Vol. 39, No. 4, 2016: 1300-1354. ISSN: 0313-0096.
    http://search.informit.org/documentSummary;res=IELHSS;issn=0313-0096;vol=39;iss=4;py=2016;spage=1300
  2. Article in a magazine (ISSN only)
    Brown, Colin; Wang, Guanglin and Qureshi, Ejaz. Agricultural development policy: Mongolian buuz dumplings [online]. Partners in Research for Development, No. 1, Jun 2017: 26-27. ISSN: 1031-1009.
    http://search.informit.org/documentSummary;res=IELENG;issn=1031-1009;iss=1;py=2017;spage=26
  3. Article in a seasonal issue of a journal with no volume numbers
    Odgers, Stephen and Lancaster, Richard. The probative value of evidence [online]. Bar News: The Journal of the NSW Bar Association, Winter 2016: 36-43. ISSN: 0817-0002.  
    http://search.informit.org/documentSummary;res=IELHSS;issn=0817-0002;iss=Winter%202016;py=2016;spage=36
  4. Article in a journal (eISSN only)
    Al-Ghobari, Hussein M; Mohammad, Fawzi S; El Marazky, Mohamed SA and Dewidar, Ahmed Zakaria. Automated irrigation systems for wheat and tomato crops in arid regions [online]. Water SA (Online), Vol. 43, No. 2, Apr 2017: 354-364. EISSN: 1816-7950.
    http://search.informit.org/documentSummary;res=IELENG;eissn=1816-7950;vol=43;iss=2;py=2017;spage=354
  5. Article in a journal (ISSN and eISSN)
    Cuunjieng, Nicole. Cultures of empire, nation, and universe in pres. Jose P. Laurel's political thought, 1927-1949 [online]. Philippine Studies: Historical and Ethnographic Viewpoints, Vol. 65, No. 1, Mar 2017: 3-30. ISSN: 2244-1093. EISSN: 2244-1638. 

Conference paper

Required metadata (isbn OR eisbn OR issn OR eissn) + publication year + start page

Linking syntax
search.informit.org/documentSummary;res=<database id>;isbn<ISBN>;eisbn<eISBN>;isbn<ISSN>;eisbn<eISSN>;py=<publication year>;spage=<start page>

Examples

  1. Paper in proceedings (ISBN only)
    Prenzler, Tim. A brave new century [online]. In: Prenzler, Tim. One Hundred Years of Women Police in Australia. Samford Valley, Qld: Australian Academic Press, 2015: 109-122. ISBN: 9781922117618.
    http://search.informit.org/documentSummary;res=IELHSS;isbn=9781922117618;py=2015;spage=109
  2. Paper in proceedings (ISSN and ISBN)
    Leivesley, Sally. Hazardous substances and the chemical industry - lessons for the future [online]. In: Chemeca 89: Technology for Our Third Century; the Seventeenth Australasian Chemical Engineering Conference. Gold Coast, Qld.: Australasian Chemical Engineering Conference, 1989: 3-11. ISSN: 1033-8551. ISBN: 0731686748.

Book item

Required metadata (isbn OR eisbn) + publication year + start page | Optional (issn OR eissn).

Linking syntax
search.informit.org/documentSummary;res=<database id>;isbn<ISBN>;eisbn<eISBN>;isbn<ISSN>;eisbn<eISSN>;py=<publication year>;spage=<start page>

Examples

  1. Chapter in a book (ISBN only)
    Prenzler, Tim. A brave new century [online]. In: Prenzler, Tim. One Hundred Years of Women Police in Australia. Samford Valley, Qld: Australian Academic Press, 2015: 109-122. ISBN: 9781922117618.
    http://search.informit.org/documentSummary;res=IELHSS;isbn=9781922117618;py=2015;spage=109
  2. Chapter in a book (eISBN only)
    Ai, Bin and Kostogriz, Alex. An everyday life perspective on the institutional and cultural identities of Chinese students in Australia [online]. In: Ata, Abe (Editor); Kostogriz, Alex (Editor). International Education and Cultural-Linguistic Experiences of International Students in Australia. Samford Valley, Qld: Australian Academic Press, 2015: 13-27. EISBN: 9781922117472.
    http://search.informit.org/documentSummary;res=IELHSS;eisbn=9781922117472;py=2015;spage=13
  3. Chapter in a book (eISBN and ISBN)
    Duff, Nick. Authorisation and decision-making in agreement-making [online]. In: Duff, Nick. Authorisation and Decision-making in Native Title. Canberra: AIATSIS Research Publications, 2017: 161-202. ISBN 9781922102614. EISBN 9781922102607.
  4. Report item (ISBN and ISSN)
    McGrath, Pamela Faye. Native Title Anthropology after the Timber Creek Decision [online]. Canberra: AIATSIS Research Publications, 2017, vol. 6, Issue: 5, 5 p. ISBN 9781922102621. ISSN 2204-6607. 
    http://search.informit.org/documentSummary;res=IELIND;isbn=9781922102621;issn=2204-6607;py=2017
  5. Report item (ISBN, eISBN and eISSN)
    Smith, Russell G; Brown, Rick and Harris-Hogan, Shandon; Australian Institute of Criminology. Identity crime and misuse in Australia: Results of the 2014 online survey [online]. Canberra, ACT: Australian Institute of Criminology, 2015. Canberra, ACT: Australian Institute of Criminology, 2015. xiv, 61 p. AIC reports. Research and public policy series; n130. ISBN 9781922009807. EISBN 9781922009791. EISSN 1836-2079. 
    http://search.informit.org/documentSummary;res=IELHSS;isbn=9781922009807;eisbn=9781922009791;eissn=1836-2079

Bundled items

Journal issue

Required metadata (issn OR eissn) + (volume AND/OR issue) + publication year.

Linking syntax
search.informit.org/browsePublication;res=<database id>;issn=<ISSN>;eissn=<eISSN>;vol=<volume>;iss=<issue>

Examples

  1. Numbered issue of a journal; including volume (ISSN only)
    Access. Volume 19 Issue 4 (Nov 2005). ISSN: 1030-0155
    http://search.informit.org/browsePublication;res=IELHSS;issn=1030-0155;vol=19;iss=4
  2. Numbered issue of a journal; without volume (ISSN only)
    About Performance. Issue 13 (2015). ISSN 1324-6089.
    http://search.informit.org/browsePublication;res=IELHSS;issn=1324-6089;iss=13;py=2015
  3. Numbered issue of a journal, including volume (eISSN only)
    Aotearoa New Zealand Social Work. Volume 28 Issue 1 (2016). eISSN 2463-4131
    http://search.informit.org/browsePublication;res=IELHSS;eissn=2463-4131;vol=28;iss=1;py=2016
  4. Issue of a journal; including volume (both ISSN and eISSN)
  5. Split issue of a journal with bi-monthly series
    Australian Ageing Agenda. Issue Jan/Feb 2017 (Feb 2017). ISSN 1836-7348.
    http://search.informit.org/browsePublication;py=2017;res=IELHEA;issn=1836-7348;iss=Jan%2FFeb%202017

Journal title

Required metadata (issn OR eissn)

Linking syntax
search.informit.org/browseJournalTitle;res=<database id>;issn=<ISSN>;eissn=<eISSN>

Examples

  1. Journal with ISSN only
    About Performance. Centre for Performance Studies. ISSN 1324-6089.
    http://search.informit.org/browseJournalTitle;res=IELIND;issn=1324-6089
  2. Journal with eISSN only
    Aotearoa New Zealand Social Work. Christchurch, N.Z.: Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers. eISSN 2463-4131
    http://search.informit.org/browseJournalTitle;res=IELFSC;eissn=2463-4131
  3. Journal with both ISSN and eISSN 

Book

Required metadata (isbn OR eisbn) + publication year | Optional publication year

Linking syntax
search.informit.org/browsePublication;res=<database id>;isbn=<ISBN>;eisbn=<eisbn>;

Examples

  1. Book (ISBN only)
    Prenzler, Tim. One Hundred Years of Women Police in Australia [online]. Samford Valley, Qld: Australian Academic Press, 2015. Samford Valley, Qld: Australian Academic Press, 2015. xii, 152 p. ISBN 9781922117618.
    http://search.informit.org/browsePublication;res=IELHSS;isbn=9781922117618
  2. Book (eISBN and ISBN)
    Duff, Nick. Authorisation and Decision-making in Native Title [online]. Canberra: AIATSIS Research Publications, 2017: 227-229. ISBN: 9781922102614; EISBN: 9781922102607.
    http://search.informit.org/browsePublication;res=IELHSS;eisbn=9781922102607;isbn=9781922102614;py=2017

Conference proceeding

Required metadata (isbn OR eisbn).

Linking syntax
search.informit.org/browseJournalTitle;res=<database id>;isbn=<ISBN>;eisbn=<eISBN>

Examples

  1. Proceeding (ISBN only)
    Agricultural Engineering Conference (1980 : Geelong, Vic.). Agricultural Engineering Conference 1980, Geelong, 30 September-2 October: Preprints of Papers. Barton, ACT: Institution of Engineers, Australia, 1980: 1-4. National conference publication (Institution of Engineers, Australia) ; no.80/7. ISBN 0858251388. http://search.informit.org/browsePublication;res=IELENG;isbn=0858251388
  2. Online proceeding (eISBN only)
    Berry, Marsha (Editor); Church, Kate (Editor). Mobile Technology in the Urban Field Symposium [online]. Melbourne, Vic.: RMIT University. Design Research Institute, 2010: 4. EISBN 9781921426766.
    http://search.informit.org/browsePublication;res=IELHSS;eisbn=9781921426766
  3. Proceeding with two versions (ISBN and eISBN)
    Shrestha, Sanjeeb; Fang, Gengfa; Dutkiewicz, Eryk and Huang, Xiaojing. Zeroforcing precoding based MAC design to address hidden terminals in MU-MIMO WLANs [online]. In: 22nd International Conference on Telecommunications : ICT 2015. Barton, ACT: Engineers Australia, 2015: 283-288. ISBN 9781479980789. EISBN 9781922107411.
    http://search.informit.org/browsePublication;res=IELHSS;isbn=9781479980789;eisbn=9781922107411

Database level

Use this format to browse all full text titles available in one or more databases.

Required metadata database code

Linking syntax
search.informit.org/browseTitles;res=<database id>

Examples

  1. Single database
    Informit Families & Society Collection
    http://search.informit.org/search;res=IELFSC
  2. Multiple databases
    Informit Families & Society Collection; Informit Indigenous Collection
    http://search.informit.org/search;res=IELFSC,IELIND

Linking directly to full text pages

Informit recommends linking to the individual item Document Summary page (as specified above). Direct linking to a full text page is possible. For best results, please ONLY use the URL links provided within supplied Informit records. Constructing links based on a document number may give unpredictable results.

Informit databases and codes

The database identifiers (id) below (in parentheses) can be used to construct the linking syntax. The accompanying links point to the CSV files listing current items in the Informit databases.

A+ Education (AEIPT)
https://api.informit.org/productapi/v1/product/Titlesfulltext/AEIPT/all/csv

AGIS Plus Text (AGISPT)
https://api.informit.org/productapi/v1/product/Titlesfulltext/AGISPT/all/csv

Informit Australian Public Affairs Full Text (IELAPA)
https://api.informit.org/productapi/v1/product/Titlesbysubject/APAFT/csv

Informit Business Collection (IELBUS)
https://api.informit.org/productapi/v1/product/Titles/IELBUS/csv

Informit Engineering Collection (IELENG)
https://api.informit.org/productapi/v1/product/Titles/IELENG/csv

InformitFamily & Society Collection (IELFSC)
https://api.informit.org/productapi/v1/product/Titles/IELFSC/csv

Informit Health Collection (IELHEA)
https://api.informit.org/productapi/v1/product/Titles/IELHEA/csv

Informit Humanities and Social Sciences Collection (IELHSS)
https://api.informit.org/productapi/v1/product/Titles/IELHSS/csv

Informit New Zealand Collection (IELNZC)
https://api.informit.org/productapi/v1/product/Titles/IELNZC/csv

Informit Indigenous Collection (IELIND)
https://api.informit.org/productapi/v1/product/Titles/IELIND/csv

Informit Literature & Culture Collection (IELLCC)
https://api.informit.org/productapi/v1/product/Titles/IELLCC/csv

Refer to standard:
ANSI/NISO Z39.88 2004 (R2010)- The OpenURL Framework for Context-Sensitive Services