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How do I set up a direct URL to Biography Reference Center?

URL parameters can be used to enable direct links from an external web page to the Biography Reference Center home page. A sample URL is:

http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?site=brc

The URL can be modified for other login pages, for example:

  • login.aspx?site=brc&authtype=custuid&custid={CustomerID}
  • login.aspx?site=brc&authtype=uid
  • login.aspx?site=brc&authtype=cpid&custid={CustomerID}
  • login.aspx?site=brc&authtype=url,uid

If you would like your users to bypass the Select Service Screen and go directly to Biography Reference Center, you should pass the profile parameter on your URL. For example, to reach the Biography Reference Center home page, use this URL:

http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=brc