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Research Faster with LibX

February 29, 2012

Check out the new Penn Law edition of LibX, a browser add-on that can be used to quickly get access to library resources.

Installing LibX

Download LibX for Firefox (version 5.0 and higher) or Google Chrome. After it is installed, the LibX icon LibXiconsmall.png should appear to the right of your browser’s address bar.

Using LibX

The Penn Law edition of LibX includes the following features:

  • Resource search: Click the LibX icon LibXiconsmall.png to search various resources including Biddle’s online catalog (LOLA), HeinOnline, Westlaw Next, LexisNexis, and JSTOR. You can also highlight text on a page and right-click it to search the library catalog.


  • Embedded Cues: When you see the LibX icon on sites like Amazon, click it to see if the resource is available at Biddle.


  • Off-campus? Use LibX to reload a page via Biddle’s proxy server so that it appears as though you are accessing the page from on-campus.


For help with installing or using LibX, contact Shenika McAlister, the Serials/Electronic Resources Librarian.