Search Plug-ins


Add a search engine to the quick search box of your internet browser by using a search plug-in:


After installation, the plug-in will enable you to submit a search query in the selected service without requesting the specific interface first.

Afterwards, you are directly taken to the respective result screen provided by the resource.

Search plug-ins are supported by Firefox (from version 2.0) and Internet Explorer (from version 7.0), and Google Chrome.

Search plug-ins available

Generally, you should be able to add search plug-ins via the search plug-in dialog of your browser.

The below installer will help you to add plug-ins for various services. Click on the icon to install search plug-in.

MPG/SFX Citation Linker
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OpenSearch Specification

The specification of the OpenSearch format may be found here.

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