It can be a struggle getting to articles when searching PubMed. Although we suggest you use our link to PubMed that turns on our link resolver, we know that’s not always the most convenient way. There is, however, a nifty little tool that makes getting articles in PubMed really easy.
LibKey Nomad is a handy browser plugin that enhances PubMed and brings the Library’s journal holdings to you. It is available for Chrome, Firefox, Edge, Vivaldi, and Brave browsers.
When installed, you will see PubMed come to life with new links to articles:
You can get to articles directly from your search results, so no more clicking back and forth to view the abstract and then see if we have access to that article!
Installing LibKey Nomad is easy. Just start at https://libkeynomad.com and then choose your browser. Once you’ve installed it, search for LSU and then choose “LSU Health Sciences Center”:
Now you’re good to go and you’ll wonder how you ever searched PubMed without LibKey Nomad.
The benefits of LibKey Nomad are not exclusive to PubMed; if you search Scopus or Web of Science, this tool also works with those sites.
More information about setting up and using LibKey Nomad can be found on our LibGuide. However, if you need any information about this or any other Library resources please contact us.
Are you finding it difficult to get the full text or PDF of articles? Frustrated by having to log in over and over? LibKey Nomad is here to help!
With so many activities happening off campus, it’s sometimes a bit more difficult to get to the articles you need. We have quite a few tools that can help, including a browser extension called LibKey Nomad. It is available for Chrome, Firefox, Edge, Vivaldi, and Brave browsers and it brings the Library’s journal holdings to you.
Although it’s usually best to start off at the Library’s site to start your research, if you are going directly to publishers’ sites through Google Scholar or a similar site, LibKey Nomad will provide links to get you to the articles very easily.
When you get to a page with a journal article, just look for one of the LibKey Nomad icons that will get you to that full text:
You will be asked to log in when needed, but you may also be directed to a free version of the article if it is available.
LibKey Nomad also makes using PubMed and Scopus super easy, so be sure to check it out. More information about this extension, including videos, download links, and other tips can be found on our LibKey Nomad LibGuide.
If you need any help with this or any other Library resources, contact us.
We have some great news for all Firefox users: the LibKey Nomad extension that makes using PubMed simple and getting articles a breeze is now available for Firefox!
LibKey Nomad brings the Library’s online subscriptions to you by enhancing PubMed, Scopus, and Web of Science, along with many other sources. It’s easy to link to the full text of journal articles with this extension by your side.
Firefox now joins Chrome, Edge, Vivaldi, and Brave in the family of LibKey Nomad-compatible browsers. We have a LibGuide that walks you through installing and configuring the extension along with showing off some of its features.
You can download the Firefox Add-On here. We also have a video that walks you through installing and configuring this helpful tool.
If you have any questions about this or any other Library resources, contact us. We’re always ready to help!
The LibKey Nomad browser extension, previously only available for Chrome, can now be installed in Vivaldi, Brave, and Microsoft Edge browsers. This nifty tool enhances PubMed, Scopus, and Web of Science, and makes getting to the full-text of articles easy.
These newly-supported browsers allow installations from the Chrome Web Store. To install and configure the extension, follow the instructions we have available on the LibKey Nomad section of our BrowZine Libguide or see it in action on our LibKey Nomad installation video.
Please note that for Microsoft Edge you will need to allow extensions from the Chrome Web Store in order to use LibKey Nomad.
Also, since Chrome is now the default browser in Citrix, you can install LibKey Nomad to use there as well. We have a video that walks you through that process.
If you need any help with this or any other Library resources, please contact us.
If you’ve been using the LibKey Nomad Chrome browser extension to get quick access to articles in PubMed, those same features are now available in Scopus and Web of Science!
Now you can link directly to articles or the Library’s WebBridge Link Resolver directly from the search results in both databases. You can also view the article in the journal issue where it is published via BrowZine.
In Scopus, your search results can now look like this:
Similarly, your Web of Science results can also have these features:
To take advantage of these new features, you need to install and configure the LibKey Nomad browser extension for Chrome. Information on how to do this is available in the LibKey Nomad section of our BrowZine LibGuide. You can also take advantage of these features in Citrix by installing LibKey Nomad in Chrome in your Citrix desktop. Here is a quick video showing how to do this.
If you have any questions about this or any other Library resources, please contact us!
Hopefully you’ve experienced the wonderment that is the LibKey Nomad browser extension. Although it is currently only available for the desktop version of Chrome, you can use it on the go with your mobile device by using the LSUHSC-NO Citrix Desktop.
In an earlier post, we covered how to install the LibKey Nomad extension in Chrome on your Citrix Desktop. The good news is that you can also access your Citrix Desktop on a mobile device, so you can take LibKey Nomad wherever you want to go!
If you’re using an iOS device, we have a walkthrough on how to install the Citrix Storefront app and use it to access your LSUHSC-NO Citrix Desktop. We’ve also created a short video showing how to log into Citrix on your mobile device in order to use Chrome and the LibKey Nomad extension.
We hope you’ve been using and enjoying the LibKey Nomad extension for the Chrome desktop browser. You’ll be happy to know that you are able to install it for the Chrome browser that is available through Citrix.
First, log into Citrix as usual. (More information about installing and logging into Citrix can be found at Information Technology’s site.) Then, open up Chrome in your Citrix Desktop. Once there, you can search Google for LibKey Nomad and install it from the Chrome Web Store, or you can go directly to https://tinyurl.com/libkeynomad.
Then, click Add to Chrome followed by Add extension:
Then you will be asked to choose your institution. Search for lsu and choose LSU Health Sciences Center:
Now when you open Chrome in Citrix, you should see this icon next to the address bar: