Lazy Scholar

Browser Extension

Finds free scholarly full texts, metrics, and provides quick citation and sharing links automatically. And more…

Automatic Full Text Search

Open any scholarly article and Lazy Scholar gets to work searching for a free full text.

New Recommendations

Lazy Scholar can learn what topics you like to read and scans new PubMed listings to suggest new papers.

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Metrics

Lazy Scholar provides various citation metrics.

Search History

Can’t find that paper you opened yesterday? Lazy Scholar saves your history and provides an interface to find it.

Quick Citation

A pre-formed citation available in over 900 citation styles.

Related Papers

Quickly identify other papers you may want to read.

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Custom Settings

If you are at an institution, Lazy Scholar can preform EZProxy urls when you open an article. In addition, choose from over 900 citation styles, including a custom “PowerPoint” style to quicky copy/paste into your slides.

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New PubMed Recommendations

Lazy Scholar learns what you like to read, and scans all new PubMed abstracts daily to give you ranked suggestions of what to read. 

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Download (100% Free)

Available for Chrome and Firefox*

*The Firefox version has been temporarily removed for updating. Please follow the blog for updates or use Chrome if possible.

Blog Updates

Firefox version temporarily delisted

Ongoing changes at Firefox have broken Lazy Scholar, so I have delisted it from the add-on store. The extension environment for Firefox is currently being retooled to support Chrome extensions without modification, and fortunately the hooks that Lazy Scholar requires...

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