Version 2021.3 (iOS / iPadOS)

With this new version I bring two enhancements, which will hopefully make Open Access Helper better for you! I would love to hear from you on how you like these features, or what else you’d like to see implemented. Open Access Search You can now select between and for Open Access Searches. While […]

Version 2021.1.3 (Chrome / Firefox)

This morning I submitted Version 2021.1.3 to Chrome & Firefox for review and release. This version includes several new features and enhancements to existing features, as follows: If you are already proxied: do not offer the proxy button again show a different inactive message handle special publisher rules correctly Within the extension settings: ensure the […]

Version 2021.1.x

It has been a busy two weeks for me, but I am so very happy to tell you about some of the new features that were released in version 2021.1, 2021.1.1 and 2021.1.2. More “Select & Search” targets After speaking to a librarian in Ireland about this feature, I added some new “Select & Search” […]

Version 2021.1

Within the next few days Version 2021.1 of Open Access Helper will be available to you for all platforms. Important Bug Fixes This version fixes various smaller bugs On iOS / iPadOS an error is fixed that allowed certain article to add horizontal scrolling to the detailed view search results New Features In collaboration with […]

Version 2020.6

Over the weekend I released Version 2020.6 of Open Access Helper for iOS. This version improves handling of publisher websites, by adding a number of site specific rules helping identify DOIs, even if they are not within the meta-elements of the page! In other words: Open Access Helper on your phone or tablet does an […]

Version 2020.7

In this version Open Access Helper (macOS) got a new set of icons, both for the in-page badges and the toolbar icon. This aligns the look and feel of Open Access Helper for macOS with the newly released version for Chrome. This version also includes bug fixes and a new feature, which lets you suppress […]

Open Access Helper for Chrome 🎉

This week is Open Access Week and I thought I could help celebrate a little by releasing a version of Open Access Helper for Chrome. Why Chrome? Not only is Chrome the most popular browser worldwide (>75% marketshare), but it is the foundation for a lot of other browsers. I know, technically speaking Chromium is […]

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