Library web managers have a great deal of flexibility in how they can provide access to the CDL Directory from their web sites.  The simplest approach is to provide a link to the CDL Directory’s home page at.  There are other kinds of links into the Directory that library web managers can include on their web sites.  Creating these links is usually as simple as going to the desired Directory page and then “cutting-and-pasting” the URL.  Most of the parameters within the URL, such as “perpage” (the number of records that display per page) can be easily modified.

Library web managers can design unique “portals” into the CDL Directory that maintain some control over the content that can be delivered through them and reflect their own libraries’ presentation.

For documentation on creating links from your library into the CDL Directory, visit (