Online access to articles with your library and proxy (bookmarklet to modify url)
Post date: Mar 23, 2010 10:1:25 AM
MIT provides a very nice method to access articles from publishers. It's through their library proxy. I used to use a simple trick, simply adding .libproxy.mit.edu at the end of the article url hostname. For example I changed:
and get access to the pdf.
I wish I could simply add a link on this page you would have to drag to your bookmark bar and click it when you want, but google apps doesn't allow it ;-(.
Anyway, open your bookmark manager, create a new bookmark you'll probably place in your bookmark bar and in the bookmark url insert the code below:
It should work fine (at least it does for me, on ams, agu and science direct so far)
ps: for those with access to the Biblioplanet, you can use:
ps: All of this is now explained on the MIT library webpage here: