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Perma.cc Research Guide: How do I get a Perma.cc Account?

This guide provides information and advice for law journal editors and authors who wish to use Perma.cc to create permanent URLs for web site information cited in footnotes.

How do I get a Perma.cc Account?

How can I try Perma?

Anyone can give Perma a try by applying for an individual Perma account, however this account limits the user to creating ten Perma links per month.

Can I have  a Perma Account as an author for an article I am writing?

Yes! Perma member law libraries are now setting up accounts for their academics. We can set you up as your own “organisation” under Melbourne Law School Library’s account. This which will allow you to create and organise an unlimited number of Perma links and organise them in folders and sub-folders that you see under your organisation name. 

Contact Carole Hinchcliff or law-library@unimelb.edu.au to establish your Perma organisation account.  Your co-authors and research assistants can be added to your account as other members of your "organisation". Please note that your "members" can add, rearrange and annotate the links under your account.

How do I activate my Perma.cc account?

When the Law Library’s Perma account administrators have set up your account you will receive an email with the following request.

After you have set up your password you will be ready to log in to your account to begin creating and organising your new

After you have set up your password you will be ready to log in to your account to begin creating and organising your new Permalinks.