Below are several tools to help you properly authenticate with the Arthur Lakes Library at the Colorado School of Mines in order to properly access online resources including eBooks, eJournals, databases, streaming videos, and more.
Contact the Library if you have questions or need assistance with any of the tools listed below.
Created by Third Iron creators of BrowZine, is a browser extension (also known as a browser plugin or browser add-on) that provides instant links to full-text articles subscribed to by Arthur Lakes Library as well as open access articles.
LibKey Nomad is available for Chrome, Firefox, Edge, Vivaldi, and Brave browsers. For more information and instructions for adding the extension visit the Download LibKey Nomad site.
When enabled, LibKey Nomad will show if we have access to an article by providing a link to the article or directly to the PDF. Here's an example of a citation section from a Wikipedia page to see what we have access to:
This Chrome extension reloads links through the proxy server.
Click the extension icon in your browser's toolbar or right-click any link to reload the link through EZProxy.
For Zotero users, the Zotero Connector extension reloads links through the proxy server and detects new proxies.
Right-click the extension icon in your browser's toolbar and select Reload via Proxy.
Enable the "View it @ Mines" option in Google Scholar
This option will place a link alongside article results that, when clicked, will send you directly to the full-text of a particular article if it is available either through an open-access or subscription resource.
The best way to understand the use of our link resolver and the View It @ Mines option is to enable it. Here are instructions on how to do so:
The proxy server bookmarklet lets you connect to databases and journals without going through the library website. This bookmarklet, when clicked in the bookmarks bar, catches the URL, prepends the Mines Library proxy to it, and then reloads the page.
Available for Chrome, Firefox, and Safari browsers. Drag and drop the following link onto your browser favorites or bookmarks bar.