Changelog

Firefox

-Launch (5.19.2015)

Chrome

-See blog for version 0.9.0.0 (12.1)
-See blog for version 0.8.9.5 (2.22)
-Added sharing links, made library link search permanent, added first author name, moved email search, added link to JournalGuide (1.08.2015)
-Fixed issue of infobar loading on pages that aren’t papers (8.12)
-New infobar & QR code feature (see accompanying blog post) (8.11)
-In text citation identification and various updates (see accompanying blog post) (6.04)
-Bug fixes in URL handling (3.29.2014)
-Type “LS” in address bar to query Google Scholar, “LS” then “PM” to search PubMed (3.10.2014)
-Added a short citation format for PowerPoint slides (3.2.2014)
-Bug fix in Option saving (bug ids 1 & 2) (1.25.2014)
-Bug fix to better handle odd URLs (1.24.2014)
-Added linked count to PubPeer’s comment system (1.18.2014)
-Implemented a PDF sharing system, only open to beta testers. See lazyscholar.org for information (1.05.2014)
-Added linked count to PubMed Commons comment system (12.20.2013)
-Added citation counts and find a contact email address (12.15.2013)
-Added links to copy citation to clipboard in APA, MLA, or Chicago format, and links to download the citation to various reference managers (EndNote, RefWorks, RefMan, BibTex) (12.13.2013)
-Added a button in the browser button popup that allows adding the reference of the paper being browsed to Google Scholar Library. Turn off in Options (11.22.2013)
-Attempts to rename downloaded PDFs to a standard format (e.g. “year_first author_journal.pdf”. Customize or turn off in Options (11.17.2013)
-Fixed EZProxy bug reported here (http://www.lazyscholar.org/bugs/ez-proxy-mode-changes-url-incorrectly/) (11.10.2013)
-A small bug/efficiency fix for the optional pop-up setting.(10.20.2013)
-Optional popup now notifies when it cannot find a free full text; click the box to open the link through EZproxy if set up in options (10.14.2013)
-Added ability to enter EZproxy information (in Options) and a link will be formed in the popup with this appended to the URL that you are on (7.20.2013)
-Added overlay of “FT” on browser icon when a full text is found so you can come back to the tab later and see that a full text is available (7.17.2013)
-Added notification when extension is first installed or updated (7.17.2013)
-Bug fix for tagging pages with links (7.17.2013)
-Highlight text on a page, right click, “Search Google Scholar” for fast searching (7.4.2013)
-Added optional button that shows after clicking the browser icon to tweet a request for the full text to the #icanhazpdf hashtag (turn on in Options) (6.29.2013)
-New/better popup notification of full text if auto-scanning selected (set in Options)- thanks to Craig O’Shannessy of rbutr.com for the code example! (6.28.2013)
-Bug fix: was looking for full text of empty tab URL if auto-scanning selected (6.28.2013)
-Bug fix: Background notification requires tabs permission (6.11.2013)
-New/icons (6.10.2013)
-Improved auto-scanning of tabs to check google scholar for full text if the url host of the tab is recognized as a scientific publisher, and to not check if the page is already on a full text (will improve over time as the database grows) (6.10.2013)
-Added optional altmetric.com scores to popup (turn on in Options) (6.10.2013)
-Now when auto-scanning of tabs is turned on, non-pubmed abstracts can be detected. This will improve over time as the database of abstracts accumulates(it does not check every page for the full text, only pages that are in the database). It is most reliable to manually click the extension icon to check (5.29.2013)
-Added new notification setting (found in Options) that automatically provides link to full text if it finds one in Google Scholar (5.29.2013)
-Added functionality to tag webpages (press releases & articles with link to study. This requires an additional permission to communicate with the database. All information is anonymous and no personal information is submitted if you use this functionality (5.28.2013)
-Modified permissions to only need access to all tabs if using the auto-scanning option (5.22.2013)
-Option to have the extension monitor your tabs for pubmed abstracts and automatically open the full text in a new or the same tab (set in Options). (5.21.2013)
-Click the icon from any non-pubmed publisher’s page to search Scholar for the full text. (5.21.2013)
-If you are signed into Google Scholar institutional login, extension provides direct link if full text not found. (5.21.2013)
-Returns reference that was searched so you can verify that it searched for the correct paper. (5.21.2013)
-Bug fix (5.21.2013)