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Library Resources Login: Browser Extensions

Active faculty, residents, students and staff of Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and the Mount Sinai Health System can still access the Levy Library's Resources while off-site by logging in using your Mount Sinai network credentials.

LibKey Nomad Extension

What is LibKey Nomad Browser Extension?

Download LibKey Nomad - Third Iron Icon

LibKey Nomad is a browser extension that can identify legal access points to library-licensed resources or open access content on the internet. The purpose of the extension is to provide ease of access when you are not utilizing the library catalog, or connected to VPN or a secured MSHS network.


Libkey Nomad Installation

1. Visit https://www.libkeynomad.com and click on the icon for your preferred Browser. Currently, Chrome, Firefox, Edge, Brave and Vivaldi are supported.

2. Follow the prompts to install the extension.

3. On the next page, locate Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai from the drop down list.

LibKey Nomas Set up screenshot

 

4. Once you select the Icahn School of Medicine your box will refresh and you will see a message 'Library Selection Saved'

LibKey Nomad Step 2 Image

 

5. When you open your browser, you should now see the Libkey Nomad extension icon displayed in your browser ribbon. This icon indicates that the extension is active.

Image of the Libkey Nomad Extension icon


Using the Extension

When searching for content on various platforms like PubMed, Wikipedia, or on publisher websites, you can search for Libkey Nomad icon for access to library-licensed and open access content. 

NOTE: All users will be required authenticate via EZproxy prior to downloading any library licensed content.

 

Here are some examples:

PubMed

PubMed - Libkey Nomad - Download PDF button screenshot

 

Publisher/Journal Platforms

Publisher Libkey Nomad access button image

 

Wikipedia

In Wikipedia reference sections, look for the Download PDF, Article Link, or Access Options icons to retrieve scholarly content licensed by the Levy Library or provided via legal open access options.

Wikipedia Libkey Nomad Access options