Author: cwolf

How to get access to scientific articles

While doing research, especially from home, you will certainly have come across a publisher paywall. These paywalls stop you from access to the document and ask for sometimes rather hefty fees, as in this example. So what to do? If you are a student or researcher at a scientific institution, such as a university, you […]

Version 2020.2

In this version I add support for Citation Counts from OpenCitations.net – this way you’ll see how often an article was cited. As always, you can determine in the settings, which features you wish to use! For iPadOS users I have ensured proper support for pointing devices. This version also includes a bug fix, which […]

Version 2020.3

This version introduces OpenCitations to Open Access Helper. A badge will show the number of times the article you are viewing has been cited, helping you easily identify the most popular research.  Furthermore a number of smaller performance enhancements and bug fixes are included.

Version 2020.1

In this version I’ve packed a lot of useful features, including: * you will now see “version information”, as you hover over the orange button. This will indicate to you whether the found Open Access version is the “submitted version”, “accepted version” or “published version” * if you’d like you can enable support for CORE […]

Version 2019.12

This update brings to you some improvements, ensuring you will find it easier than before to find a legal Open Access copy.  Amongst the changes are: • Open Access Button will only show for articles published within the last 5 years • Support for “Similar Articles” (powered by core.ac.uk) A few notes about “Similar Articles”: […]

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