LibKey Nomad, created by Third Iron (creators of BrowZine), is a Chrome browser extension (also known as a browser plugin or browser add-on) that provides instant links to full-text articles subscribed to by the Strauss Health Sciences Library as well as open access articles.
ILL staff are here to help you get information you need. However, due to conditions on campus, processing may be slower than usual.
Journal articles in print volumes at Strauss Library and PASCAL (Storage) are unavailable to be scanned. We may be able to borrow from other libraries and have options beyond that if your need is critical. Book loans from other libraries are unavailable at this time, and hold requests for books in the Strauss collection are not able to be processed either.
However, we are online and are still providing ILL services M-F, 8am-5pm. We feel confident we can provide most journal articles. Other libraries, nationally, may have the article or book chapter you need available electronically. As well, requests for articles held in our e-journal collections will be processed.
If you don’t have an ILLiad account and are affiliated with Anschutz, feel free to register though our ILLiad website:
LibKey Nomad, created by Third Iron (creators of BrowZine), is a Chrome browser extension that provides instant links to full text articles subscribed to by the Strauss Health Sciences Library as well as open access articles.
After adding the extension to Chrome be sure to select our institution (“University of Colorado Health Sciences Library”) from the dropdown available on the extension set-up page:
After the extension has been added and you’ve selected our institution you’ll begin seeing “Download PDF” buttons when looking at article abstracts in PubMed:
If the PDF of an article is not available through the Strauss Health Sciences Library subscriptions nor is open access, you will see a button called “Access Options…”:
The “Access Options…” button will direct you to the Strauss Health Sciences Library catalog, Library Search, to confirm we do not have access and provide the option to request the article via InterLibrary Loan (ILL).
Additionally, if you are a vendor’s site for an article and full text is available, you will see a “Download PDF” button in the lower left side of Chrome.
If you are off campus when using LibKey Nomad, and have not yet logged in to proxy, the first licensed content button that you access through LibKey during your browser session will redirect you through our EZProxy login page. As long as you do not close your browser you will not be asked to log in through proxy again during the current browser session.
Starting March 16 at 6 p.m. and until further notice, the Strauss Health Sciences Library building is closed, No library services are available in the building. CU Anschutz Badge Access is still allowed. NOTE: Access will be monitored and limited to 7am-midnight, 7 days/week.
While in the library, for your safety, please maintain:
1. One (1) person per study room
2. Ten (10) foot distance between others at all times
More information on the CU Anschutz campus response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Even though the building is closed, you can still get help and use the library’s resources online!
Have a question? AskUs is available M-F 8am-5pm from the homepage.