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New in Library Access: search database via context menu

Published: 09th August 2019 Last updated: 29th October 2019

The latest version of the Library Access extension brings something new to your browser: Highlight text on a webpage and Search one of our selected databases using the highlight text as a search term. This option is available in the context menu of your browser, i.e. by right-clicking on a web page.

(No idea what the Library Access extension is? Read about it on our site, then go and install it and discover how useful it is.)

The latest version of the Library Access extension brings something new to your browser: Highlight text on a webpage and Search one of our selected databases using the highlight text as a search term. This option is available in the context menu of your browser, i.e. by right-clicking on a web page.

Consider the example in the screenshot below. While reading about an article in PubMED, this user selected the terms Tilburg Frailty Indicator and send this directly to Tilburg University’s Research Portal to see which articles on this topic have been published by Tilburg University researchers.

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Above a Highlight & Search example

There is a limit of 5 possible sources for Highlight & Search. We currently offer WorldCat Discovery (our catalog), Tilburg University Research Portal, and Google Scholar. As time goes by, sources may be added or removed, based on user input. Want to add your vote? Just pick your favorite sites in our survey. (Sign in to the Google form with your @tilburguniversity.edu mail address. We do not log your address, we just want to make sure the survey is answered by Tilburg University respondents.)