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LibX @ Emory is a Firefox and Chrome extension that provides direct access to Emory University Library resources.
Last Updated: Oct 30, 2012 URL: http://guides.main.library.emory.edu/libx Print Guide RSS Updates

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LibX Features



Click here to install LibX

The LibX browser plug-in provides direct access to Emory University Library resources. It features:

Pop-up & right-click context menu: Search EUCLID, Databases @ Emory, and eJournals @ Emory directly from the LibX pop-up or using the right-click context menu.

Quick full text access to many journal articles: LibX can use Google Scholar to search for articles and direct you to the electronic copy subscribed to by Emory Libraries. Select a citation, then click Find It at Emory.

Support for off-campus access via EZProxy: Using the Emory Libraries' EZProxy server, you may reload a page through the proxy, or follow a link via the proxy, making it appear as though you are coming from an on-campus computer.

Autolink Pages (FireFox only) : When certain identifiers, such as ISBNs and ISSNs, appear on a web page, they automatically turn into links to Emory's library catalog, EUCLID. Examples: 9780060731328, 055380202X, 0098-7484.

Pubmed IDs link to Emory's SFX OpenURL resolver. Example: PMID: 16646082.

Support for xISBN: A book title can have different ISBNs for the paperback, the hardcover, even for different editions. LibX supports OCLC's xISBN service, and can find a book, given an ISBN, even if Emory's Libraries hold this book under a different ISBN.

Embedded cues: Libx inserts an Emory shield "cue" in search results from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Google Scholar, the New York Times Book Review, Yahoo! and other web sites that leads you to Emory Libraries' print and licensed e-resources. If you see the Emory "shield" icon, click on the link to see if something is available at or through Emory.
 

Installing LibX

Installation:

1. Install LibX for FireFox or Chrome:

Install LibX for FireFox

Install LibX for Chrome  

Work-around for installing Chrome

       Note: LibX does not support Internet Explorer.

2. Restart your browser

3. Click here to set Emory University in your Google Scholar preferences.

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Copyright

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. LibX is available for customization by other libraries.

 

Google Scholar link to Emory

Screenshot showing "Full text @ Emory" links

 

LibX Proxy feature

 

Libx Toolbar screenshot

 

LibX right click context menu

Screenshot of right-click menu configured to display multiple search types. Ignore unrelated items in upper section.

 

LibX Preferences Menu

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