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Anywhere Access - Apps and Tips

Your guide to remote access options for Library subscribed resources, essential worktools, and troubleshooting.

Have You Tried Using MultiSearch?

Logging into MultiSearch is the best way to access and search our collections, but, if you are interested in or require an alternative method of access, see the comparison tables below.

Which One Should I Choose?

The best method for accessing Library subscribed content when off campus varies depending on the context. For a succinct outline of the different retrieval methods, see the table below:

 Access Options

What is it for?

Compatible browsers / operating systems?

Features PDF cloud storage? Requires an account or login?

Access via Macquarie Bookmarklet 

Adds the simsrad prefix to your current browser URL, enabling you to access a resource that the Library has subscribed to but which still prompts you to pay a fee to download/view the content  Android, Chrome, Edge, Firefox, iOS, Safari

Your MQ OneID

Australian Access Federation

Offers direct login access to resources and services on specific publisher websites Android, Chrome, Edge, Firefox, iOS, Safari...

Your MQ OneID

Google Scholar CASA

Enables you to take MQ Library subscriptions off campus without having to use a VPN or other authentication service Chrome, Edge, Firefox, Safari

Your Google account

Google Scholar

Library Link

Facilitates access to full-text articles through the Library's database subscriptions Chrome, Edge, Firefox, Safari

Your Google account

Macquarie University VPN

Allows approved staff and students to connect to the University network from any place in the world Chrome,  Firefox

Your MQ OneID

Troubleshooting

E-resource Access

A useful guide, should you encounter any problems accessing our e-resources Android, Chrome, Edge, Firefox, iOS, Safari

The best method for accessing Library subscribed content when off campus varies depending on the context. For a succinct outline of the relevant apps and extensions, see the table below:

Access Option

What is it for?

Compatible browsers / operating systems?

Features PDF cloud storage? Requires an account or login?

libMQ

Helps you: search and access resources via MultiSearch; access MyLibrary to check and renew loans, monitor requests, and retrieve fine/fee information; navigate the Library and discover integral locations; book a study space

Android, Chrome, Edge, Firefox, iOS, Safari

 

Your MQ OneID

BrowZine icon

BrowZine

Bring journal articles to your computer, tablet, or smartphone Android, Chrome, Edge, Firefox, iOS, Safari

 Your MQ OneID

EndNote Click icon

EndNote Click

Helps you retrieve full-text journal articles from the Library's subscriptions in addition to Open Access content - both on and off campus Chrome, Edge, Firefox

Your EndNote or EndNote Click account

Google Scholar button icon

Google Scholar Button

Enables easy access to full-text articles from any web page Chrome, Edge, Firefox, Safari

 Your Google account

LibKey Nomed icon

LibKey Normad

Provides one-click access to journals subscribed to by the Library, Open Access resources, and other literature featured on the web

Chrome, Edge, Firefox

Mendeley Web Importer icon

Mendeley Web Importer

Automatically retrieves bibliographic data and full-text PDFs for you to add to your Mendeley Library

Chrome, Edge, Firefox, Safari

Your Mendeley account

Open Access button icon

Open Access Button

Enables you to download research outputs that are distributed online, free of charge Chrome,  Firefox

Unpaywall icon

Unpaywall

Allows you to download millions of free scholarly articles from publishers, universities, governmental agencies, and other service providers Chrome,  Firefox