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...

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...

How Lazy Scholar now costs ~$1 per month to run

Note: I don’t have a background in backend web development (or programming in general for that matter), but I’ve had to do some quick learning recently to mitigate the growing cost of running Lazy Scholar. I hope this post will serve to help others save...

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...