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Library Client survey winners

Students who completed our Library Client Survey were eligible to enter the draw to win one of four $250 prepaid Visa cards. Congratulations to the following prize winners:

  • Emily Zott
  • Ashley Butters
  • Rosie Daly
  • Christopher Sutton

Once the survey results are processed, you'll be able to find a summary here.

BrowZine™, LibKey™ and LibKey™ Nomad trial

The UniSA Library has commenced a 3-month trial of a new series of products to make it easier to access electronic resources.

As part of our initiative to improve visibility, access and usage of our subscribed and open access journal content, the UniSA Library is trialling three new services – BrowZine™, LibKey™ and LibKey Nomad™.

BrowZine™

BrowZine lets you browse, locate, access and compare different journal sources by title or discipline, including tables of contents and articles. In terms of coverage, BrowZine™  works with most publishers globally to support visualisation and integration, and where they don’t, links are still provided as the service is based on all journals holdings from the library catalogue (apart from print).

Access BrowZine here or access it any time from the “Journals” link in the catalogue menu bar.

LibKey™

LibKey allows you to access the PDF relating to supported journal articles with one click from the search results screen or from the detailed record screen.

Power users can still pick and choose a preferred database if they wish, but by adding the LibKey™ enhancement to our catalogue we hope you’ll enjoy faster access to PDF versions of journal articles related to your research.

Do I have to do anything to activate these features?

No, they have already been activated as part of our trial. If you don’t see the direct PDF links to supported journal articles we’d suggest performing a fresh search to ensure you’re receiving the latest updates from the library catalogue.

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LibKey Nomad™

LibKey Nomad™ makes it easy to access journal articles anywhere on the internet.

LibKey Nomad™ is a browser extension for Chrome that intelligently adds direct links to journal articles when browsing other websites like Wikipedia, PubMed and journal publishers.

Once activated you’ll know Nomad is working when it starts adding download links in real-time to web pages which reference journal articles according to information like a DOI code.

LibKey Nomad™ can be installed as follows:

  • Open Chrome
  • Click here or visit the Chrome Web Store and search for "LibKey Nomad" to view the extension details
  • Click the "Add to Chrome" button and confirm when prompted to install the extension:
    Add Nomad to Chrome
  • In the next screen you will be prompted to activate LibKey Nomad™. Start by searching for "University of South Australia" in the Select Institution box:
    Search for institution
  • LibKey Nomad™ will then confirm you have successfully chosen your institution:
    Institution confirmed
  • With the Nomad extension activated in Chrome you will see direct links to relevant articles and PDFs load in real-time on websites such as Wikipedia with the following icon:
    Nomad download PDF
  • Click the icon link and login with your UniSA credentials if asked. You will then have access to the content you’ve requested!

What if I need assistance?

Our team are available to help if you get stuck via the Ask The Library service.

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