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Library Toolbar

UConn Libraries LibX Toolbar -install the LibX University of Connecticut Libraries Edition (firefox/chrome extensions)

libx for chrome (chrome)libx-firefox(firefox)

RSS Feeds
-library news, databases, blogs, research, etc.

UConn Library Toolbar - (conduit toolbar) Use the UConn Library Toolbar to search HOMER, the library catalog directly from your browser

Download the toolbar from; installation instructions are included on the page. Use the toolbar with Internet Explorer 5.0+ o Firefox 1.0+.

New Subject Toolbars - (conduit toolbars) UConn Libraries Public Policy and UConn Libraries Social Work! Download now by clicking on the graphics.
ucl social work subject toolbar

ucl public policy subject toolbar

Once installed, the toolbar give you quick access to:
(you may need to disable your pop-up blocker)

  • Library resources: eJournal, Inter-Library Loan, All Databases, Citation Linker and Live Chat
  • Searching our library catalog- HOMER, and the Boston Library Consortium Virtual Catalog (BLC)
  • Renew books via MyHOMER and other online research tools
  • Searching Google and a MyToDo list gadget
  • Library and UConn news RSS feeds
  • and more....

UConn Libraries Web Browser Search Extension
(For Firefox & Internet Explorer) - Add the HOMER, Library Catalog search extension into your web browser.

  • Add To Search Bar - Make any pages search functionality available in the Search Bar (or "search box"). You can add the UConn Library catalog searches right to your built-in browser search box. These search extensions install with one click and work just like the basic searches in the catalog.
  • Send comments or suggestions about the RCL Toolbar to