Download and set up Library Access on your personal computer

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Download and set up Library Access

To install Library Access (Lean Library) on a computer that is not already equipped, nothing is easier.

Add it to your browser by downloading it, and choose " Université Rennes 1 " from the "Select your library" drop-down menu.

For proper operation, the "Skip the pop up" box must be unchecked.

If you're also granted access to the documentation of another member institute (for instante University of Rennes 2), you can add it as an extra institute.
Click on the Library Access icon, then on the notched wheel, then on "Add extra institute" and select the institute.
A pop-up will now appear whenever the extension is able to help you get documentation!

Consider possibly authorizing the extension in private mode.

For your information : in 2021, the CNRS no longer provides its data to Library Access.


If you encounter a technical problem, open a ticket

Library Access on your smartphone ? Yes but...

We are aware that many users search and access information resources from their mobile phones.

Extensions for browsers are usually not offered on smartphone as this requires quite different developments from what is done for Pcs.

This is the case for Library Access: if you have an Apple device (app for iphone and ipad : Academic Browser) or if you equip your phone with browsers to install extensions (Kiwi Browser and other browsers based on Chromium, Yandex...), you will be able to install Library Access but its operation will not be optimal.