New Brunel University Library LibX Toolbar Available

BUL LibX Toolbar is a browser add-on, for Firefox and Google Chrome only, which facilitates access to Brunel Library resources from anywhere. It has many features:

  • You can use it to check access to items found on the web via a search box — add multiple search boxes as required or switch between the Catalogue, Summon, e-journals A to Z (AKA OpenURL Resolver / Article Linker), Google Scholar and WorldCat
Brunel University Library LibX Toolbar

LibX is a brower add-on, for Firefox and Chrome only

LibX search engines

Click on the source to switch search engines

  • You can use links to various search tools, help and news web pages and access other Brunel services
LibX links

Helpful LibX Links

  • You can log in to the e-Library (ezproxy) from your browser and access journal articles quickly, especially from off campus, using the Proxies link
LibX: login to e-Library

LibX: Login to e-Library

  • You can highlight words on a web page and search via the right-click context menu, for example: find out if you have access to citations in a bibliography quickly
LibX right click options

LibX right-click options

  • You can check ISSN, ISBN, PubMed IDs and DOI metadata found on any web page against Brunel Library’s print or online holdings
LibX checks ISBN / ISSN against Brunel's holdings

LibX checks ISBN / ISSN against Brunel’s holdings

  • You can use search results found in Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Google, WikiPedia, Yahoo and other web sites, just click our embedded BU favicon cue – favicon5 – to check against Brunel Library’s holdings
Brunel favicon

Embedded BU favicon can check Brunel’s holdings

  • Finally, use LibX’s Preferences link to edit the right-click context menu
LibX Preferences

LibX Preferences — configure your right-click menu

Download the new Brunel Library LibX edition now! (Note: you may need to enable a pop-up alert to initiate the download). You can find BUL LibX at:

http://libx.org/editions/download.php?edition=09E64FA3

or in LibAnswers at:

http://libanswers.brunel.ac.uk/answer.php?qid=120543

Copyright

LibX is distributed under the Mozilla Public License. The copyright is held jointly by Annette Bailey and Virginia Tech. For more information about LibX, visit the LibX Homepage.

(Dom)

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