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Try LibKey and BrowZine for easier navigation to journal articles!

Publicerad Tuesday, April 5, 2022

Starting in April until the 7th of July, Chalmers have a free trial period on both LibKey and BrowZine. These are tools that help you find PDF files of scholarly journal articles as simple as possible. No confusing navigation, and reduced waiting for different web pages to load!

You will find that LibKey is already seamlessly available in Scopus and Web of Science result lists, all you need to do is to use the @chalmers-links. There are also more ways to easy utilize this service. Read more below.

Get PDF by DOI

Simply go to the library website, in the large search box at the top you can unfold our search filters. Select the filter "Find PDF". When the filter is selected – drop in a DOI number of an article (or a PMID) in the search box and press enter.

You will immediately get the PDF article without having to wait for different pages to load. If Chalmers have no subscription for the article, you will be directed to our document delivery service.

Instructions for "Get PDF"


LibKey Nomad browser plugin

For those of you who search on the open web (such as Google Scholar) without starting at the library, we recommend the browser plugin. It’s particularly useful when off campus/off Chalmers network.

Read more about how to install and use the LibKey plug-in here.


Read e-journals in BrowZine

BrowZine is a tool that allows you to easily browse, read, and keep up-to-date with current scholarly journal content on any device. All Chalmers subscribed journals are available here – in one place!

You can save favourite journals in your own bookshelf, get to the pdf files in one click and export citations to reference management systems as Endnote, Mendeley and Zotero.

Simply go to to start browsing or download the BrowZine app and select “Chalmers University of Technology” from the dropdown list.
You may also download the app to your mobile device.