Lean Library


Get easy access to e-resources provided by your Library directly from your browser.
The Lean Library extension is a free tool which assists your library in delivering their services directly into your research workflow in more ways than one! With the Lean Library extension, you can enjoy:

Lean Library Access

Do you use Browzine, EndNote Click, Readcube or PaperPanda? Then Lean Library Access is for you!

Get easy access to your library’s article and eBook e-resources directly into your browser.

The extension will notify when you are on a website that contains material your library can give you access to. A single click will redirect you to this content, no paywalls, no multiple log-ins. The browser extension simplifies searching for relevant sources and facilitates quality study time. A few quick clicks will get you started.

Note: If your library is not available in the ‘Select Your Library’ dropdown, please select ‘Lean Library Open’. This will give you the free version of our browser extension, which does not need a library subscription.

Lean Library Open – Unlock instant & legal access to millions of free academic papers.

Did you know that over a third of all academic papers have a free-to-read version available? Our free plug-in unlocks access instantly and legally to millions of these papers, saving you time and effort.

Even if you aren’t affiliated to an institution, you can still get quick and seamless redirection to open access materials absolutely free.

Simply download the extension and select Lean Library Open as your library.

Lean Library Futures

Futures is our ambitious new service bringing additional services from your library into your workflows. We’re still developing this service, but it will be delivered through our Lean Library Extension.







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