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Open Access publishing: Add Journal Browser to your browser!

Everything you always wanted to know about open access

Add JournalBrowser Search to your browser

How to use the JournalBrowser bookmarklet?

  1. Select the title of the journal on a webpage, and click the bookmarklet in the Bookmark bar of your browser. 
    You will be presented with the results in the Journal browser! 
  2. OR Click the JournalBrowser bookmarklet in your Bookmark bar.
    A search box will pop-up where you can add the search terms!

Installation in Firefox, Chrome, Safari, and Internet Explorer 10 or higher:

  • Simply DRAG the link to the bookmarks toolbar of your browser: JournalBrowser
    ‚Äč(In some cases you need to make your Bookmark Bar visible first via the Settings of your browser.
    Some browsers might block the pop-up at first. Simply allow it to work, and try again.
    You can safely ignore security warnings you may receive.)

For tablets and mobile devices

Click here for Dutch and English instructions for installing JournalBrowser on IOS and Android devices, such as tablets and smartphones. (in preparation)

Click in the textbox below to select the code:

Alternative ways to add the search (for search nerds and librarians ;-)

There are also ways to ADD the JournalBrowser search to your browser search engines (in preparation):

  1. Add JournalBrowser search to your FIREFOX search engines
    Go to in firefox and click on the JournalBrowser RUG part.
  2. Add JournalBrowser search to your CHROME search engines
  • Go to Chrome Settings and scroll down to "Manage Search Engines" and click on it.
  • Click the "ADD" button; a pop-up appears where you can fill in the NAME of the search engine (Type JournalBrowser or Check Dutch OA Deals ;-)
  • Add as Keyword: Open Access (a keyword is required)
  • Add the following URL:  AND CLICK ADD
  • If you make the JournalBrowser DEFAULT, you can just type in the journal title in the browser address bar, or 
  • select a text on a page, and Right-Click while choosing the JournalBrowser search