In the Labs: Browser Toolbar

You do most of your research in your browser, so why not bring the library to your browser?

We are currently experimenting with a new tool that uses software called “LibX” to create a browser toolbar for the library. This allows you to search the library catalog right from your browser. But that’s not all!

Take a look at some other features here:

Wikipedia

References in Wikipedia will have “Check for Full Text” added on the page. Click on that to see if the library has the article.

Google

When you perform a Google search (turn Instant Search off for best results), you will get an icon to automatically search the library’s holdings.

Book Reviews

Websites where books are reviewed will ususally include the ISBN. The toolbar changes ISBNs into links that will automatically search the library catalog.

Visit the Library Labs page for the browser toolbar

Let us know what you think

We want to know what you think about Dominican’s databases and library services. What do you like? What do you dislike? What else would you like to see?

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