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LibKey Nomad is a browser extension available for Chrome, Edge, and Firefox.

LibKey provides one click access to journal articles in PubMed, a publisher's website, or anywhere that shows an article DOI. If you need assistance with using LibKey or would like a demonstration, please contact us at or via the chat button. 



To install LibKey Nomad:

  1. Visit the web page and download the extension for your browser.
  2. Click "Allow" when prompted.
  3. Select 'Monash Health Library' as your institution. 

The below video provides a brief introduction to LibKey Nomad.

Accessing Full Text

When searching PubMed or a publisher's website, you will see the 'Download PDF' button that let's you know the article is available through the library.

  1. Click on the 'Download PDF' button.
  2. Log in using your Monash Health credentials.

Requesting Full Text

When the library does not have access to the full text, the pop up will say 'Access options" as below.

  1. Click on the pop up 
  2. Click on the 'Request an Article via MH Library' button.

  1. This will bring up a form. The form is already completed with the article details. Simply add your personal details and click Submit.

The Library will find the article for you and send it via email.

Browse Journal Issue

When the library has access to an entire issue of a journal that the article features in, the 'View Complete Issue' button will be displayed with the Article Link button

  1. Click on the button to access the entire issue of the journal in BrowZine.

Article Retractions

LibKey Nomad will inform you of when an article has been retracted by the Article Retracted button.

  1. Click on the button to access information about the retraction
  2. If you would still like to access the full-text, click on the "View Full Text" link.

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