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...

Lazy Scholar 1.1 for Chrome

In March, I updated Lazy Scholar for Chrome to version 1.0, a complete rewrite from the previous version. Today’s update to 1.1 makes substantial improvements to finding free full texts and citations. Here is a summary of what is new in the 1.x versions from...

A simple Google Scholar browser bookmarklet

You may not want to use an extension to get Google Scholar results. Here is a really simple bookmarklet that does the following: – Click it when you are browsing a scientific paper and it reloads the page with the Google Scholar search results – Click it...