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    Third Iron Newsletter – 10/19/2020

    LibKey services were part of three separate presentations at the September 2020 meeting of the International Group of Ex Libris Users. This newsletter summarizes what librarians from The University of Manchester, University of Western Australia and University of Wisconsin Stevens Point had to report!

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    LibKey Nomad browser extension delivers one-click article access.

    Learn more about LibKey Nomad – the browser extension for Chrome, Edge, Firefox and more that harnesses the power of LibKey’s one-click linking technology and brings it directly to where your researcher’s are – in the open web!

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    Third Iron Newsletter – 9/30/2020

    Did you know that researchers, long familiar with how to search by bibliographic details like author and keyword, are increasingly searching for articles by DOI? In a 2018 study examining changes in research behavior, the authors found that researchers have become familiar with DOIs through searching Google Scholar and referencing their papers and are now using DOIs to find articles.

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    Third Iron Newsletter – 8/10/2020

    The popular LibKey Nomad browser extension is now available for Firefox! With LibKey Nomad already available for Chrome, Edge, Brave and Vivaldi, adding Firefox means even more of your researchers will benefit from LibKey Nomad’s signposting of availability and direct linking to library full text from the scholarly sites they visit on the open web, including publisher pages, PubMed, ResearchGate, databases like Web of Science and Scopus, and Wikipedia.

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    Third Iron Newsletter – 7/27/2020

    If your library subscribes to the Pro version of the Trip Database you can now simplify and expedite access to content by integrating LibKey! Trip is the leading evidence-based medical search tool used by researchers around the world. With the new LibKey integration, your users will benefit from fast, one-click access from Trip database citations to millions of library subscribed and open-access articles!

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    Third Iron Newsletter – 6/30/2020

    Exciting news: the expanded LibKey Link and LibKey.io are now available! These new services join LibKey Discovery and LibKey Nomad to bring libraries a comprehensive digital access strategy. LibKey provides researchers better awareness of library content, then simplifies access to it, whether users are on-site or remote and whether the point of discovery is within library resources or on the open web.

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  • Case Study

    How The 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…

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    Navigating the Maze of Article Discovery Presentation Transcript

    Kael Driscoll at the University of Western Australia

    The idea: how could we improve article discovery for our users? The maze: navigating the complexity of access issues that appear every day, and which I’m sure you’re familiar with. The quest: from thought to reality…”

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    The University of Manchester IGeLU 2020 Presentation Transcript

    Tim O’Neil’s Presentation at IGeLU 2020
    “I’ll be speaking about the Third Iron integrations we’ve implemented on Primo, explaining what we’ve done, how we did it, and the impact that it’s had. I’ll talk to you about the Report a Problem button that we’ve implemented on our Primo interface…”

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