Finds free scholarly full texts, metrics, and provides quick citation and sharing links automatically. And much more…
Automatic Full Text Search
Open any scholarly article and Lazy Scholar gets to work searching for a free full text. Lazy Scholar can even integrate with your library to find full texts even when you’re off campus.
Lazy Scholar can learn what topics you like to read and scans new PubMed listings to suggest new papers.
Lazy Scholar provides various citation metrics. (Google Scholar, Microsoft Academic, Web of Science; Journal rank, Altmetric, etc)
Can’t find that paper you opened yesterday? Lazy Scholar saves your history and provides an interface to find it.
A pre-formed citation available in over 900 citation styles.
Quickly identify other papers you may want to read.
Lazy Scholar can attempt to extract references, PICO information, abbreviations, and more from PDFs and non-PDFs.
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.
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.
When you search PubMed, Lazy Scholar checks its database for journal rank, citation metrics, and full text links.
Search Paper History
Lazy Scholar automatically saves your paper history and provides an interface to search for papers you’ve opened.
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