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Settings and add-ons

Follow these tips to get the most out of Google Scholar, your mobile device or web browser when looking for library resources.

Google Scholar settings

Google Scholar settings

Use the FIND IT @ DEAKIN link in Google Scholar to access the full text of an article.

If FIND IT @ DEAKIN is not appearing next to your results:

  1. Select Settings from your list of results or from the Google scholar homepage
  2. Select Library links
  3. Search for Deakin
  4. Tick Deakin University Library - FIND IT @ DEAKIN
  5. Save.

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Mobile-friendly sites and apps

 Mobile friendly sites and apps

Many Library resources, including Library Search, are now mobile friendly.

There is a mobile-friendly version of the Library catalogue.

The Mobile Device Resources Guide lists mobile friendly websites and apps for your faculty.



LibX is a browser plugin that enhances access to Library resources. When installed, you can:

  • Highlight selected text from any web page by right clicking to bring up a context menu, then search to see if the Library holds that resource
  • Turn any International Standard Book Numbers (ISBN) featured on web a page into links. Click the link to see if the Library holds the title
  • Check Library holdings when in Amazon and other sites by clicking on the Deakin logo
  • Get enhanced access to Google Scholar by dragging and dropping selected text into the Google Scholar button in the LibXtoolbar

Install the Deakin University Library edition of LibX:

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