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HS/HSL LibX Library Toolbar

Find Full-Text Articles Faster

The HS/HSL LibX toolbar is a brower add-on for the Chrome web browser. The greatest benefit from using the LibX toolbar is saving time in obtaining full-text articles and other library resources during your research. 

The most popular feature of the LibX toolbar is the smart linking option for PMID (PubMed ID) and DOI (Digital Object Identifier). PMID is a unique identifier for articles indexed in PubMed. DOI is a unique identifier for an article.

With the LibX add-on installed, any PMID or DOI you see in a webpage will be automatically hyperlinked. This means that you can simply click the link to instantly find out if the full-text of the particular article is available through the library. If available, click "Read Full-Text." Otherwise, click "Order a Copy" to request the Inter-library loan service to get the article delivered to you.  



The LibX toolbar has many other features beyond this. For example, it enables you to search for articles, books, and journals that you need from the library no matter which webpage you are currently at. So you do not need to always go to the library website first.

Interested in trying it out? Check the next page "Download & Install."