LibKey Nomad and Browzine
LibKey Nomad is a browser extension that automatically provides links to full-text article content provided by the Royal College of Nursing Library and Archive Service as you carry out research on the web.
LibKey Nomad consults the Library’s holdings data - and open access alternatives - to determine the best place to source the article from, and seamlessly connect users to content.
Download LibKey Nomad
LibKey Nomad works on sites such as PubMed and Wikipedia.
How to use LibKey Nomad
Outside RCN premises you will be directed to My-RCN to authenticate as an authorised user.
LibKey Nomad does not store your credentials.
On search result pages you will see links to articles and PDFs, the cover images of the journals that articles appear in, plus links to view all the articles in a journal issue through BrowZine.
LibKey Nomad also works with Wikipedia.
When viewing the list of references for an entry a link will appear next to articles and PDFs when the citation is to a scholarly source that can be accessed courtesy of the Library:
How to install LibKey Nomad, and browser requirements
LibKey Nomad supports Google Chrome version 76.x and newer. It requires a ‘once only’ installation process:
Simply install the extension and select ‘The Royal College of Nursing’
Once installed you can pin the LibKey Nomad icon on the address bar in Chrome or FireFox.
It is also available for Microsoft Edge, Vivaldi and Brave.
Please ensure that you have the latest version of your browser installed.