Impact Factors removed, CiteScore added

Due to a legal demand, impact factors have been removed from Lazy Scholar. For now, I have replaced them with Elsevier’s CiteScore metric, which is similar to how the impact factor is calculated, with an important difference in that it includes other types of...

ResearchGate-gate: potential impact on free full texts

Nature News reports that ResearchGate take-down notices are imminent and perhaps already occurring which threatens to lower the percent of papers that are available to freely view on the web. How much of an impact might this have? I analyzed the recent Lazy Scholar...

Lazy Scholar for Firefox

The Firefox version of Lazy Scholar is back: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/lazy-scholar/ It will look and function similar to the Chrome version. Firefox is in the process of revamping their extension platform to support Chrome extensions, so if...

“Advanced” vs “Lite” Mode

As of Lazy Scholar version 1.5 for Chrome, there is now an option to only show full text availability if you are not interested in the other metrics and links Lazy Scholar shows. You can currently toggle between each by right clicking the icon and hitting the...