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Library: Library Toolbar
The University of Portland's Clark Library has designed a toolbar that
gives you instant access to the library and facilitates research, wherever you are,
from the Firefox and Internet Explorer browsers. Currently, the library toolbar is not available for Google Chrome.
Directions for Downloading:
The University of Portland Information Services Division does not provide technical support for the library toolbar. Please contact Heidi Senior (firstname.lastname@example.org, or 503-943-8037) for any toolbar-related assistance.
View the Mozilla Public License which states that “Covered code is provided under this license on an "as is" basis, without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, including, without limitation, warranties that the covered code is free of defects, merchantable, fit for a particular purpose or non-infringing.”
Quickly access these frequently-used library services via the drop-down list:
The “Search Library Catalog” drop-down box gives you 4 search options:
Drag text from HTML or PDF pages to search Google Scholar:
A context menu lets you select HTML text and search UP WorldCat, the UP-Only catalog, and other options. Use the Toolbar Preferences menu to customize this list.
In PubMed, the toolbar converts PMID links to Get it @ UP searches:
Found a Digital Object Identifier (DOI)? Follow the link to search Get it @ UP:
Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and other bookstore sites will have a hot-linked toolbar icon, allowing a search for that item in UP WorldCat:
A similar icon in Google (Internet Explorer only) sends your search to UP WorldCat:
ISBNs and ISSNs are converted to links to UP WorldCat:
Library Toolbar Updates:
Both Internet Explorer and Firefox should automatically detect updates. Additionally, under "Toolbar Preferences" you can "Check for Updates."
Uninstalling the toolbar:
Internet Explorer: From the Start bar, select the Control Panel, then Add/Remove Programs. Look for the file called “LibX for IE” and choose the Change/Remove button.
Firefox: In the Firefox browser, select the Tools menu, then Add-ons. Look for the file called “University of Portland / Toolbar for University of Portland Library Users” and choose the Uninstall button.
Copyright and PrivacyLibX is distributed under the Mozilla Public License. The copyright is held jointly by Annette Bailey and Virginia Tech.
By using this extension your browser may send the URL of pages you are currently visiting to the UP library’s catalog server. Such information is sent only if you are actively using the extension; it is never sent automatically. If you wish to avoid this you must turn off the referrer URL by setting network.http.sendRefererHeader to 0 in your Firefox preferences (note that this may cause some web sites that require referrer information to not work correctly).