Add MNCAT Lookup to Amazon Searches

May 21, 2008 -- The MNCAT-Amazon lookup tool has been updated due to changes to the Amazon interface. Please uninstall any older version you may have and reinstall the version below.

Have you ever searched MNCAT looking for books you found in Amazon? This new Lookup tool will help streamline that process by showing in your Amazon search whether or not a book can be found in the U of M Libraries! The Lookup tool requires the Firefox browser and the Firefox extension Greasemonkey.

Amazon/U of M Libraries Lookup

If an Amazon title is not located in the U of M Libraries a link will be provided to search for other editions of the book in MNCAT, the U of M Libraries catalog. Interested? To install this new (and free!) tool just follow these instructions:

How to install the Amazon/U of M Libraries Lookup tool on your computer:

  1. Download and install the Firefox browser

  2. Install Greasemonkey (instructions available)

  3. Install the Amazon/U of M Libraries Lookup tool

    (If the "Install" button does not work, try installing the script by clicking on the "Tools" menu in Firefox, then "Greasemonkey" and then "Install User Script."

If you have any questions or comments, please don't hesitate to Ask Us!

Modified and borrowed from Hennepin County Public Library and mundell.org.

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