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Full-Text from PubMed on Mobile


FIND IT@FIU

Wondering why you don’t see the FIND IT@FIU icon when you use PubMed on mobile devices? Here is a solution to your problem!

find it @ FIU

  • It’s because either you are using http://pubmed.gov or having no library toolbar.  
  • But you want to see this icon, which will lead you to the full-text article through the library.  
  • Then bookmark and use the PubMed for FIU link on your mobile device: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?otool=fiulib.
  • Select “Save on Homescreen” if you like the icon to appear on the smartphone screen.

FIU Library Proxy Bookmarklet for Full-Text
You may be looking at a journal article, which only displays the article title, the author, and the abstract, but no full-textt. Do you want to find out quickly if you can get the full-text of this article through the library on the mobile device?

  • The FIU EZproxy bookmarklet makes this a one-step process!
    Create the bookmarklet following the steps below.
  1. Open the web browser of your smartphone. You can be in any webpage. Just bookmark the page.
    Open the web browser of your smartphone. You can be  in any webpage. Just bookmark the page.
  2. Change the bookmark name to FIU EZP or something you will remember.
    Change the bookmark name to FIU EZP or something you  will remember.
  3. Change the bookmark name to FIU EZP or something you will remember.
    Change the bookmark name to FIU EZP or something you  will remember.
  4. Save your bookmark.
    Now we need to edit. Open up the bookmark to edit.
    Open up the bookmark to edit.
  5. Delete the link in the bookmark (e.g. http://yahoo.com) and copy and paste this:

     javascript:(function(){var%20host=location.host;var%20path=location.pathname;var%20srch=location.search; var%20newlink='http://'+host+'.ezproxy.fiu.edu'+path+srch;window.open(newlink);})();

  6. Then save the bookmark.
    Now let’s test it. This article asks you to pay to see the full-text.
    Open up the bookmark to edit. Now let's test it. This article asks you to pay to see the full-text.
  7. On this page, simply open up the bookmarks list and select the FIU EZP bookmark you just created a minute ago. It will ask you to log in through the FIU EZproxy server to verify that you are affiliated with FIU.
    On this page, simply open up the bookmarks list and  select the FIU EZP bookmark you just created a minute ago. It will ask you to  log in through the FIU EZproxy server to verify that you are affiliated with  FIU.
  8. Once you are logged in, the browser will reroute you to the original page. If the library has a subscription, you will be able to access the full-text article right there. Enjoy!
    If the library  has a subscription, you will be able to access the full-text article right  there.