Lean Library

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Example of a Lean Library access notice

Lean Library makes it easy to login to hundreds of sites using your UniMelb credentials. It works with the Library systems to identify sites, articles, journals and books we have access to and provide a login or access link.

Current access issue - workaround details below

We are currently experiencing an issue with Chrome Web Store access. Students who are logged into their student Google account will be blocked from Chrome Web Store and not be able to download Lean Library or any other Chrome extension.

In order to download Lean Library, students will need to:

  1. Log out of the student Google account [https://accounts.google.com/Logout]
  2. Access the Chrome Web Store and install the extension(s)
  3. Log back into the student Google account [https://mail.google.com/a/student.unimelb.edu.au]

If you're still unable to access and download this extension,  you can contact us at Student IT

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Data and Privacy

By using the Lean Library extension you will remain completely anonymous. The Lean Library browser extension doesn’t collect any personal information unless you actively share it. And it doesn’t collect your IP address or your device’s unique device IDs.

Want to know more? See the privacy statement for the extension.