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Third Iron: Browzine and LibKey: LibKey Nomad: Databases and Wikipedia


Wikipedia has proven to be a powerful tool for students and researchers alike to get quickly affiliated with a topic. But more importantly, it can serve as a springboard to primary source content due to many topics containing numerous (in some cases, hundreds!) of links to scholarly sources. The downside is all of these sources are just DOI links, meaning authentication and proper entitlements (i.e., the library gets this article from EBSCO, not Springer) is up to the user to navigate making the use of these sources much more difficult, if not impossible for most users to navigate.

LibKey Nomad intelligently picks these sources out and builds the correct links for the user in a dynamic fashion.

Nomad links added to Wikipedia references


Web of Science

Nomad will add PDF and Browzine in context links to Web of Science citations.

Nomad links added to Web of Science


With Nomad installed, clinicians and researchers are able to download articles directly from the search results screen in PubMed. LibKey presents in-line links as well as the ability to view articles "in context" within BrowZine, helping to launch them into a serendipitous discovery journey to similar articles from the same journal.  Further, LibKey also brings in the massive 22,000+ journal cover image archive to enhance the PubMed result page allowing popular journals like NEJM, BMJ, JAMA and others to jump out in the search results to help researchers better filter their search results.


Nomad will also add PDF and Browzine in context links to Scopus.Nomad links added to Scopus