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Lean Library

With the Lean Library browser extension contents of the Xplora databases can be easily accessed, for example via Google (Scholar).

Google Scholar

In this scientific sibling of Google you can search for scientific articles, dissertations, books and summaries.

My Library

Search the Xplora collection here and get access to 'My Library'


BrowZine is an app and a website that allows you to read scientific journals on your tablet, smartphone or PC. This contains journals from the larger international publishers and Open access journals.


RefWorks is a web application that allows you to easily store, manage and use literature references. For example for research, graduation report or paper.
Because RefWorks is web-based, you have access everywhere. It is free to use for teachers, employees and students of Avans University of Applied Sciences.

LibKey Nomad

With LibKey in your browser, you get easy access to the contents of the Xplora databases, for example at PubMed, Springer and Wikipedia.