LibX ~ The Library in your Browser
LibX Robert Morris University Library Edition is a Firefox browser extension that provides direct access to the Library’s resources from any page on the web.
For additional information about LibX and instructions for installing LibX see below.
Toolbar. Search ROBCAT, RMU Journal List Search / Serials Solutions, Google Scholar, Open WorldCat, ProQuest, CINAHL, Academic Search Premier, and JSTOR directly from the LibX toolbar.
Use the pull-down menu to the right of the LibX search box to select which resource to search.
Use the down arrow, just to the right of the first LibX search box, to add a second search box.
Context Menu: Using the right-click context menu, highlight text on a web page to search ROBCAT, RMU Journal List Search / Serials Solutions, Open WorldCat, ProQuest, CINAHL, Academic Search Premier, JSTOR, or Google Scholar.
Support for off-campus access via EZProxy/WAM: Using the right-click context menu, you may reload a page through the Library’s off-campus EZproxy, or follow a link via the proxy, making it appear as though you are coming from an on-campus computer.
RMU Library Cues: LibX places a small RMU logo as a cue in the web pages of several of the larger bookseller, book publisher, and book reviewer entities that you can click on to run a search for the title in ROBCAT. Sites displaying LibX library cues include Amazon, Books in Print, the New York Times Book Review, and Barnes & Noble.
Autolinking: LibX automatically turns ISBNs, ISSNs, and other identifiers into links to ROBCAT. To turn autolinking off, uncheck “Autolink Pages” in the drop-down menu to the left of the toolbar.
Hide it: If you like the toolbar, but think it takes up too much space, you can hide it. Toggle the toolbar on and off by pressing F9 on Firefox (if it is not in use by another program) or you can check or uncheck it in >>View >>Toolbars or >>Tools >>Toolbars.
Click here to install LibX Robert Morris University Library Edition Version 1.5.7 for Firefox
If Firefox displays a message “To protect your computer, Firefox prevented this site… from installing software on your computer.”, press the button labelled “Edit Options…” and click “Allow” to add “www.libx.org” to the list of websites from which extensions may be installed. Then click “Ok” and click on the “Install LibX ” link again. You will need to relaunch Firefox to see the LibX extension.
Copyright: LibX is distributed under the Mozilla Public License. The copyright is held jointly by Annette Bailey and Virginia Tech.
Privacy: By using this extension you may send the URL of pages you are currently visiting to your library’s catalog server. Such information is sent only if you are actively using the extension; it is never sent automatically.
For more information about LibX, visit the LibX Homepage.