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Libkey Nomad

What is Libkey Nomad?

LibKey Nomad is a browser extension for Google Chrome that provides full-text for articles available through CUAA Library as you search the web.

It works best with PubMed, Wikipedia, and journal publisher websites.


Install Libkey Nomad

LibKey Nomad is available in the Google Chrome Store.

  1. Open the Google Chrome Store link above in a Google Chrome Browser window.
  2. Click on “Add to Chrome”
  3. A box will pop up asking you to choose your intuition. Type in Concordia and choose “Concordia University Ann Arbor” from the list.

Screenshot of libkey nomad installation

Note: Before starting a new online search, click on the green teardrop icon on the browser toolbar to double-check that LibKey Nomad hasn’t “forgotten” CUAA.  Just search for Concordia again to add it.


How to use Libkey Nomad

When you land on a page with an article that is available to download, LibKey Nomad puts an alert box at the bottom of your screen. Click to download the PDF or get a link to the article.

Pubmed Example

Libkey nomad in Pubmed

Journal Publisher Example

screenshot of libkey nomad on a journal website


Other Chrome Extensions to Consider

Google Scholar Button: Search for an article titles quickly while on another webpage using this button.

TTS reader: this “text-to-speech” extension will read web text to you, or any text PDF you open inside a Chrome Browser.

Creative Commons Search: Search for free-to-use images for your assignments using this extension.