LibKey Nomad is a browser add-on for the Firefox and Chrome browser that facilitates access to articles available through LUT Academic Library subscriptions. You will know if an article is available before you have to log in.
LibKey extension is available for Chrome and Firefox.
Recent versions of Microsoft Edge are based on Chromium, the same base that is used for Google Chrome. This means you can install extensions from the Google Chrome store.
LibKey Nomad is a browser extension that assists with access to library resources. The Chrome and Firefox browser extension:
Simply install the extension. During the installation process, you'll be asked to identify your library; simply search for LUT or LAB.
If you use Google or Google Scholar, you can be directed to publisher's pages for articles, but since you did not go through the library's links for theses services, you haven't been authenticated and you'll be asked to pay to access the article.
With LibKey Nomad installed, you'll see a popup that will authenticate you to allow access.When the full text PDF is available to you, you will see a LibKey Download PDF icon in the bottom left corner of the page (for example LUT University´s icon shown above).
By clicking the icon you will be directed to your library´s Primo view, LUT Primo or LAB Primo, and you can gain the access to the article from Full Text Availability -links.
No, there is no account creation involved. LibKey does not track users or save user information. The browser extension is only active on webpages that contain links to published scholarly articles.