Bookmarklets

What is a Bookmarklet?

A "bookmarklet" is a script or short program that that can be installed on your web browser's bookmarks toolbar or in your bookmarks/favorites list.

Installation instructions

The easiest way to install a bookmarklet is to drag its link to your browser's links toolbar or to your browser's bookmarks menu.   If you need assistance with installation, please contact your local librarian.


RUL Proxy Bookmarklet

Have you ever gone to a restricted access page only to realize you needed to login to the Rowan University Library ez-proxy? Instead of going to the library's homepage and logging in, then relocating the article, chapter or book, try this bookmarklet and save all of these steps.

Simply install the bookmarklet. Perform your search.  When you want to determine if you have access to the resource via the Rowan University Library, click the ROWAN Proxy Power! bookmarklet.

ROWAN Proxy Power!


CMSRU Pubmed Search

Drag this button to your web browser's bookmarks toolbar. While using your web browser, select any text (such as a citation) and click the CMSRU PubMed Search bookmarklet to search PubMed with the selected text and have links to the full-text articles provided by the CMSRU Library.

CMSRU PubMed Search


ScholarIt!

Drag this button to your web browser's bookmarks toolbar. While using your web browser, select any text (such as a citation) and click the ScholarIt! bookmarklet to search Google Scholar with the selected text.

ScholarIt!


RowanE Available

Drag this button to your web browser's bookmarks toolbar. While using your web browser, select any text (such as a citation) and click the RowanE Available to search Rowan's Serials Solutions with the selected text.

RowanE Available?


Altmetric

The Altmetric bookmarklet provides users alternative metrics for the papers they are reading. Use the link below and follow the instructions to install the bookmarklet. Currently this bookmarklet only works on PubMed, arXiv or pages containing a DOI.

Altmetric Bookmarklet


Other Bookmarklets

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PrintFriendly