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LibX Toolbar

The current version of LibX supported at WUSTL is 2.0. LibX is an experimental tool and user experience may vary. For example, the GetIt Button may appear in online locations where it will not link out to the resource. Please contact us if you are interested in support for LibX. If you would like to continue using LibX 1.5 see the bottom of the page.

The LibX Library Toolbar gives you quick access to Washington University Libraries' online resources from your web browser. With LibX installed, all the power of the Washington University Libraries' catalogs (both Classic and Discovery), WorldCat.org, Full-text e-Journals, Google Scholar, and more are just a click or two away.

Firefox DownloadClick here to install the WUSTL Libraries edition of LibX toolbar for Firefox

Chrome Download
Click here to install the WUSTL Libraries edition of LibX toolbar for Chrome


LibX Library Toolbar


The LibX extension adds a toolbar to your browser for faster access to Library resources.

LibX Toolbar

Customized Right-click Menu


Highlight any term on the browser page and right click to call up the context menu. The menu items will change depending on the type of text that is highlighted, and what preferences you've selected for the Context Menu in LibX Preferences.

right-click context menu

Embedded Links in Popular Websites

LibX places the Cue image cue in many external web pages like Amazon.com. Click the cue to see if WUSTL owns the book, or to get online access to the article. Cue example

LibX 1.5: If you would like to return to version 1.5, uninstall 2.0 and then install the old version by using the following link. Only Firefox is supported with version 1.5. Note that 1.5 is no longer maintained by the LibX project and downloads could cease to be available in the future.

Copyright: LibX is distributed under the Mozilla Public License. The copyright is held jointly by Annette Bailey and Virginia Tech.

Privacy: By using this extension you may send the URL of pages you are currently visiting to the WUSTL Libraries Catalog servers or Research Guides. Such information is sent only if you are actively using the extension; it is never sent automatically.

For more information about LibX, visit the LibX Homepage.

Questions? Comments? Problems with the toolbar? Please contact us.