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About LibGenie

NTU LibGenie (Lean Library) is a browser extension and will no longer be available from 1 April 2024.

If you have Lean Library installed on your browser, we recommend uninstalling it before April 2024. 

You can continue to use these Full Text tools:


Uninstall Lean Library

You can remove Lean Library by right clicking the icon in your browser and choose Remove.

Click here for more details.

Are you looking for a smart tool to assist your online research?

Install LibGenie!


LibGenie provides you automatic notification on ways to access the full text articles or suggest alternatives.

How to install LibGenie browser extension?

Visit this page from your desktop/laptop and click on "Add to.." button shown on the top right to install the extension/add-on and follow the installation steps.

If you are installing it from off campus network, you will need to configure once by selecting Nanyang Technological University (NTU) from the list of libraries shown and click save.

You may refer to this video on how to install LibGenie on Microsoft Edge (installing on other browsers are similar).

How to use it?

Once installed, NTU LibGenie (Lean Library) is ready for your use. You can start your online research and attempt to access scholarly articles. LibGenie will automatically alert and provide you a quick link to gain access to full-text with NTU Library subscription or suggest open access alternatives.