The Google Chrome extension Mercury Reader takes text from a webpage and displays it without distractors, like ads and some webpage elements that may distract from reading.

To install

  1. Open the Google Chrome browser.
  2. Search for “Mercury Reader” extension.
  3. Click on the chrome web store link in the search results.
  4. Click “add to chrome.”

To use

  1. Open a webpage in Google Chrome you want to read.
  2. Click on the Mercury reader icon on the top right of the Chrome browser.
  3. Click on the settings button on the top right of the mercury reader page if you want to change the text font, text size, or to have a dark or light theme.

Before mercury reader use

Before

During mercury reader use

After

Learning Center Info

Location:
Room 005 in the lower level of Vangstad Hall.