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Lean Library Access Browser Extension

Lean Library Access is a browser extension that helps you find and access library subscribed e-resources, such as publications and search services. The extension is particularly useful if you are outside Campus and thus do not have automatic access to the resources. Lean Library Access currently works only for browsers on computers and not on mobile phones or tablets.

Install Lean Library Access

Visit the web page below and click "Download" for the browser you are using and then follow the instructions to install.

Download Lean Library Access to your web browser

How it works

If you are outside the Campus and for example have found an article that is available on a vendor platform that the library's subscribes to, the extension will automatically redirect your browser for authentication with your KTH account and you will then be able to access the subscribed content:

Åtkomst med hjälp av webbläsartillägget Lean Library Access

If you have found information about a book or article but are not on the subscribed website, you can still in many cases be referred to the place on the web where the content is available: Lean Library Access will try to locate the publication for you. If this succeeds, a pop-up will be displayed with a link that take you to the current publication. I other cases you may also be referred to a freely available version of the article or to the library's order form for books and articles:

Hänvisning till en artikel

For some information and in some situations, the extension pop-up screen is not automatically displayed, eg. if it is less important information or if you previously have closed the pop-up screen manually. However, you can always click on the extension's icon to see the current message. When the extension is active, the icon is green:

Ikonen för webbläsartillägget Lean Library Access

If you have any questions or feedback about Lean Library Access: Please contact us