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LibX

LibX is a Firefox and Chrome extension that provides direct access to PCOM Library resources.

What is LibX?

LibX is a Chrome extension that allows you to take the PCOM Library collection with you as you search the internet!

Some features include:

  • Quickly search OneSearch+, PubMed, the PCOM Catalog and electronic journal collection directly from your browser's toolbar
  • Reload any page through the library proxy
  • Quickly search any highlighted text in your browser
  • Utilize embedded links on sites such as Amazon and Wikipedia

Ready to try out LibX? See our LibX installation guide to get started.

Toolbar Search

LibX allows you to search OneSearch+, PubMed, the PCOM Catalog and electronic journal collection directly from your browser's toolbar.

To start a search, click on the PCOM LibX icon in your extension toolbar.

To change your search target, click on the the triangle above the search box. This will open a menu that will allow you to change the resource you would like to search.

Reload page through library proxy

You can reload any page through the library proxy simply by right-clicking any where on the page and selecting "Reload page via Off-Campus Access."

Please note that if the resource you are trying to access is not part of the library collection, you may receive an error message similar to below:

Search highlighted text

With LibX, you can quickly search the library collection for any highlighted text on a webpage.

First, highlight your desired text. Next, right click next to your highlight and select the resource that you would like to search.

Embedded Links

LibX creates embedded links on sites such as Amazon on Wikipedia.

Amazon

In Amazon, on a book page, you may see the PCOM flame to the right of the title. Click on the flame to perform a catalog search to see if the item is available.

You can also click on the ISBN number to perform a search.

Wikipedia

In Wikipedia, you can click on the PCOM flame icon at the end of each reference to check if the resource is available in the PCOM library collection.