Assess whether it is appropriate to create a permalink for the citation.
Go to http://perma.cc, and log in. You should have received an e-mail from Perma with instructions on how to create an account. If you cannot find this e-mail, contact Matt Flyntz at firstname.lastname@example.org or (714) 628-2536. You should be directed to a screen that looks like the one below:
If not, click "Create and manage Perma Links" in the top right of the page.
Enter the original URL of the site for which you wish to create a permalink. Select an organization to affiliate the link with (note that you will only see one organization and "My Links"). Select your organization. Do not select "My Links." Then click "Create Perma Link."
Review the permalink you just created. You are taken by default to the "capture," or Perma's attempt to capture the coding behind the web page. If something looks wrong, review the "Screenshot View," which is simply an image of the web page. If both of these look wrong, delete the permalink and contact Matt Flyntz.
If everything looks okay, note the URL provided, and move on to the next step.
Per Bluebook Rule 18.2.1(d), add the permalink URL to the end of the citation, following the original URL, in brackets.
Now you need to place your link in the proper folder. Click on your name in the top right corner, and select "Create and manage Perma Links."
Your link will be saved by default in the highest-level folder in your organization (in this example, "Default Vesting Organization"). Click on the title, and drag and drop it into the appropriate folder (in this example, "Volume 1, Issue 1").
That's it! Your link will become permanent automatically unless deleted within 24 hours.
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