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LibX Browser Extension

LibX University of Calgary Edition is a browser extension for Firefox, Internet Explorer and Chrome that provides direct access to the University of Calgary’s library resources. LibX features include:

Toolbar & right-click context menu
Search our library catalogue directly from the LibX toolbar or using the right-click context menu.

Support for off-campus access via EZProxy
Using the library's off-campus proxy, 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.

Quick full text access to journal articles
LibX uses Google Scholar to search for articles and directs the user to the electronic copy your library subscribes to. Select a citation, then drag-and-drop it onto the Scholar button on the toolbar. This function also works for citations within a PDF file.

Support for embedded cues
LibX places cues in web pages you visit if your library has resources related to that page. Whenever you see the cue, click on the link to look at what the library has to offer. For instance, book pages at Amazon or Barnes & Noble will contain cues that link to the book's entry in the catalogue. Cues are displayed at Google, Yahoo! Search, the NY Times Book Review and other pages. Watch this screencast for examples (requires Macromedia Flash Plugin).

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

Get more information on installing LibX University of Calgary Edition.