Tools & Widgets
Set Your Google Scholar To Use Findit!
If you use Google Scholar when working off campus, you can now set your preferences to use the Library's Find It! service to help you access the full text of articles available through Library subscriptions.
LibX is a Firefox plugin that gives you quick and easy access to Library resouces (catalog, electronic journals, and the like):
The LibX plugin provides a toolbar to search library materials, a context menu, and adds conveniece links to pages. LibX is developed at Virginia Tech. To learn more about the LibX project, go to http://libx.org/.
Having trouble getting to Library databases and electronic journals from off campus? Use the ProxyIt! bookmarklet to easily send the link through the proxy server to get campus-like access.
* In Chrome, Firefox or Safari, drag this ⇒ ProxyIt! ⇐ link to your bookmarks toolbar.
* In Internet Explorer, right-click on this ⇒ ProxyIt! ⇐ link and select "Add to Favorites..." (you may receive a Security Alert warning that the favorite may not be safe, click on "Yes" to continue) choose where in your Favorites you wish to save the bookmarklet and then click on "OK".
For more information, see the Proxy page.
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