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Resolve DOI and PMID requests through the library, not pirate sites

 

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The University of Manchester

HowThe University of Manchester Library Reduced Support Ticket Volume by 25%

The University of Manchester Library is one of the great libraries of the world. It sits at the heart of England’s first and most eminent civic university, welcoming millions of students, researchers and visits every year to its 11 sites, which include The John Rylands Library, home to one of the most remarkable university Special Collections in the world.

“It’s so much clearer and so much better that people are asking, ‘Why isn’t it this way to begin with?’

~ Tim O’Neill

  • Reduced Support Ticket Volume by 25%

  • Improved usability to save 100 days of wasted researcher time per year

  • LibKey led to 75% fewer clicks

  • LibKey led to large time savings

Featured Case Study

The University of Manchester

HowThe University of Manchester Library Reduced Support Ticket Volume by 25%

The University of Manchester Library is one of the great libraries of the world. It sits at the heart of England’s first and most eminent civic university, welcoming millions of students, researchers and visits every year to its 11 sites, which include The John Rylands Library, home to one of the most remarkable university Special Collections in the world.

“It’s so much clearer and so much better that people are asking, ‘Why isn’t it this way to begin with?’

~ Tim O’Neill

  • Reduced Support Ticket Volume by 25%

  • Improved usability to save 100 days of wasted researcher time per year

  • LibKey led to 75% fewer clicks

  • LibKey led to large time savings

Featured Case Study

The University of Manchester

HowThe University of Manchester Library Reduced Support Ticket Volume by 25%

The University of Manchester Library is one of the great libraries of the world. It sits at the heart of England’s first and most eminent civic university, welcoming millions of students, researchers and visits every year to its 11 sites, which include The John Rylands Library, home to one of the most remarkable university Special Collections in the world.

“It’s so much clearer and so much better that people are asking, ‘Why isn’t it this way to begin with?’

~ Tim O’Neill

  • Reduced Support Ticket Volume by 25%

  • Improved usability to save 100 days of wasted researcher time per year

  • LibKey led to 75% fewer clicks

  • LibKey led to large time savings

Featured Case Study

The University of Manchester

HowThe University of Manchester Library Reduced Support Ticket Volume by 25%

The University of Manchester Library is one of the great libraries of the world. It sits at the heart of England’s first and most eminent civic university, welcoming millions of students, researchers and visits every year to its 11 sites, which include The John Rylands Library, home to one of the most remarkable university Special Collections in the world.

“It’s so much clearer and so much better that people are asking, ‘Why isn’t it this way to begin with?’

~ Tim O’Neill

  • Reduced Support Ticket Volume by 25%

  • Improved usability to save 100 days of wasted researcher time per year

  • LibKey led to 75% fewer clicks

  • LibKey led to large time savings

Featured Case Study

The University of Manchester

HowThe University of Manchester Library Reduced Support Ticket Volume by 25%

The University of Manchester Library is one of the great libraries of the world. It sits at the heart of England’s first and most eminent civic university, welcoming millions of students, researchers and visits every year to its 11 sites, which include The John Rylands Library, home to one of the most remarkable university Special Collections in the world.

“It’s so much clearer and so much better that people are asking, ‘Why isn’t it this way to begin with?’

~ Tim O’Neill

  • Reduced Support Ticket Volume by 25%

  • Improved usability to save 100 days of wasted researcher time per year

  • LibKey led to 75% fewer clicks

  • LibKey led to large time savings

Linking from your discovery service, simplified.

Add one-click access to full text articles and journal issue linking to the article records of all leading discovery services. LibKey Discovery eliminates the confusing maze of clicks to deliver the experience users expect, save researchers valuable time, and reduce help desk requests.

Simplify access to content from all your library databases

Use LibKey Link wherever you are using a link resolver to deliver one-click access to articles. LibKey Link extends all the benefits of one-click access to any of your library resources.

Keep the library central to the research process when discovery happens outside the library

Users often start their research at sites outside the library, such as PubMed, Wikipedia and publisher pages. LibKey Nomad is a browser extension that detects available scholarly content, notifies the user of availability, and connects them to the content in one-click. LibKey Nomad may be downloaded by users or be deployed centrally across computers at your organization.

Resolve DOI and PMID requests through library services, not pirate sites

libkey.io presents a single search box to find an article by DOI or PMID, delivering one-click full text access via library subscribed or Open Access content. Researchers want to find articles easily, libkey.io delivers

The world’s leading platform for researchers to find, read and follow their favorite scholarly journals.

Visualize your ejournal collection and present them in a format so they can be easily browsed and read. BrowZine drives journal engagement and keeps your researchers current in the literature.

Client Feedback

Scihub became popular not only because it provides access to paywalled articles, but because it’s EASY. Just one click! So much so that people who have institutional access still use Scihub. LibKey *finally* solved the one-click issue via library access.

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Dan Quintana

Installed @third_iron‘s LibKey Nomad this morning so I can teach it to my students. It’s so great!

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Keegan Sinski

I got this feedback today “OMG Michelle, Nomad is just the best thing ever! It is saving me hours of faffing about, thank you so much!” @CCCU_PH

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Kate and Michelle

@Browzine is a nice place to manage publication notifs for fave journals. Available through many univ libraries. Links with your credentials for fast access to everything you get notifs for — great if you want to avoid the further steps of logging in and hunting things down.

 

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Elizabeth Beese

@UCSCLibrary: thanks for adding a download PDF option & LibKey redirect to journal articles, which I see as a tremendous gift of TIME

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    “That brings us back to our research question, exactly how many of our patrons were submitting ILL request for online items that they could have access themselves through the university library.”

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