Thursday, October 25, 2007

OCLC's OpenURL Referer for IE

News from OCLC about an OpenURL referer.
OCLC's OpenURL Referrer is now available for Internet Explorer!
Previously available only for Firefox, this popular browser extension inserts OpenURLs into Google Scholar and Google News Archive search results. It also detects and makes links out of web COinS, such as those found in Wikipedia and

The extension can be downloaded for free.

OpenURL Referrer uses your institution's link resolver settings from the OCLC WorldCat Registry, so there is no need to manually configure the extension. Institutions can register their resolver in the OCLC WorldCat. ... All institutions can register for free, even if they are not OCLC member libraries.
The LPI uses COinS on some pages, so it should work for those. Check out our Contribution List.

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