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Browzine and LibKey

Tools that help you connect directly to articles and browse journals by subject.

Access Browzine


Visit Browzine: Logo

The Health Sciences Library is sponsoring a subscription to BrowZine – a service that lets you browse, read and monitor scholarly journals on the web at or on your iOS or Android device!

Access on Your Mobile Device

  1. Download BrowZine:
    1. From your Android, iOS or Kindle Fire device, visit the Apple App Store, Google Play Store or Amazon App Store.
    2. Search for “BrowZine”.
    3. Download the app to your device. (If you have previously used BrowZine with the Open Access library, please delete the app and reinstall it.)
  2. Access BrowZine:
    1. Tap on the app icon to open BrowZine.
    2. A list of libraries will appear, please select Upstate Medical University, and then continue to enter the library.
  3. Start browsing!
    1. Use the Subject dropdown menu to browse by subject categories or Titles A-Z to find a specific title by name. You’ll be directed to authenticate through OpenAthens when opening your first article per session. Once authenticated, you’ll then be taken directly to the articles from that point forward.

Browser Extension

LibKey Nomad is a browser extension for Chrome, Firefox, Edge, Brave, and Vivaldi that connects you to the full text from popular research sites such as Pubmed, ScienceDirect, and more. If no full text is available from the library, you'll see links to request the item through Interlibrary Loan.

To install Libkey Nomad for your browser, check out the Download Libkey Nomad page by Third Iron.

Once installed, look for the Nomad button to access full text or request options on many research sites.

Download PDF Link Lables

Access Options Label Button

In PubMed and Scopus, these links appear directly within the search results in addition to the article records.

Downlad PDF links show up alongside citation

Find out more about LibKey Nomad here:

Note: Libkey Nomad is not recommended for shared computers where personalized settings are not saved, particularly limited access computers and wow's.

Get to Full Text Faster in Pubmed and Primo

Starting in mid-December, direct linking to many articles will occur when clicking Owned by Upstate? in Pubmed.

Owned By Upstate Link? in Full Text Links


Direct links to full text and additional article content will begin to appear in search results through the library's search tool, Primo.

links to Download PDF and View Issue Contents will be alongside citations