Box 85URLs not directly addressable

The URL as displayed by the Web browser may not always be used to retrieve the part of the database, i.e., it is not directly addressable.

  • Always check to see if the URL is directly addressable
  • If it is not, provide instructions for locating it from the closest addressable URL
    • Reinhardt V, Reinhardt A. Environmental Enrichment for Primates: Annotated Database on Environmental Enrichment and Refinement of Husbandry for Nonhuman Primates [Internet]. Washington: Animal Welfare Institute. 1998 Jul 1 -   . Case 1896, Acute staphylococcal endocarditis; [cited 2007 Feb 16]; [about 1 screen]. Available from: by clicking on Keyword Search and entering the case number under Fast Find.
    • Cohen BA, Lehmann CU. Dermatology Image Atlas [Internet]. [Baltimore (MD)]: Johns Hopkins University. c2000 -   . Pellagra_1_031007; [updated 2007 Feb 19; cited 2007 Feb 27]; [about 1 screen]. Available from: by entering pellagra in the Quick Search box.
    • EARSS: the European Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance System [Internet]. Bilthoven (Netherlands): RIVM. 2001 - 2005. Susceptibility results for E. coli isolates in Denmark (DK) in 2005; [cited 2007 Feb 16]; [about 1 screen]. Available from: by selecting Denmark, 2005, E. coli, Aminoglycosides, Table.

From: Chapter 24, Databases/Retrieval Systems on the Internet

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