Most e-resources subscribed by the Library can be accessed off-campus by PolyU students and staff. The following tools can help you access full-text PDFs directly from publisher's site.
Follow the steps below to install the bookmarklet to your browser.
Watch a short video to learn how to install bookmarklet in Chrome:
EndNote Click (formerly Kopernio) is a free browser plug-in which helps you to get full-text PDF faster by securely connecting you to the Library’s journal subscriptions and open access content. Follow the steps below to install the plug-in in your browser.
LibKey is a free browser plug-in which provides instant links to full-text content for articles subscribed to by the Library - or open access alternatives - as you do research on the web and come across literature. The service covers thousands of scholarly publisher websites, Wikipedia and major databases such as PubMed, Scopus, Web of Science.
Unpaywall is a free browser plug-in which helps you to skip the paywall on millions of journal articles and get permissible full-text PDF. Follow the steps below to install the plug-in in your browser.
Connecting Google Scholar with Library allows you to get the full text of articles you found on Google Scholar more efficiently, especially when you are off campus. Follow the steps to set up the connection:
After the connection is set, you will be able to see "PolyU eLinks" along with the articles we have full-text access. You only need to set this once for one device.