All Versions: This version brings improvements to the web extensions Settings screen. The screen has been redesigned to show fewer options at once and offer an overall cleaner and more modern user experience. iOS / iPadOS: Improvements to OpenAlex support within the app: Enhancements to analytics collection: When it comes to analytics, I would like […]
2022.7 (all Versions)
This version brings improved signalling of proxy domains for those users, who have selected their home institution. For this better signalling to work, a domain list needs to be available. If you are on a domain supported by your proxy, the icon will be filled – no matter the Open Access status. As of today […]
2022.3 (all versions)
This release brings the following new language to the Web Extension. The translations were mostly done using Deepl.com and if you speak the language and want to provide corrections, I would appreciate it a ton! Italian Polish Portuguese Spanish (Thank you Norbert) Swedish This is in addition to the already supported languages of: Dutch (Thank […]
2022.2 (all versions)
Version 2022.2 includes a few bug fixes and enhances your ability to search for shorter words. Until now there was a five character limit, which has been reduced to three characters, allowing you to quickly search for the University of Ulm or University of Hull simply by its city name.
2022.1 (all versions)
Version 2022.1 was released on 25 December and further unifies the code base between Chrome, Firefox & Safari Extension. This all important update enhances stability, introduces a number of bug fixes and a few new features. Institute Specific Highlight & Search Libraries can now provide the search URL for their discovery service and it will […]
2021.5 (all versions)
This version brings support for the new and updated core.ac.uk V3 API. The key difference to Open Access Helper is that I am now able to request article recommendations straight from core.ac.uk without the need for middle-ware on oahelper.org.
With Version 2021.2 I am introducing the Open Access Helper popover to the macOS Version. The popover will make available the various services, which you have configured for your Open Access Helper version. If you have configured an institution that offers both Remote Access (EZProxy) and an OpenURL Resolver / Request Form, this popover will […]
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 […]
This version brigs minor bug fixes and significant improvements to how I handle Preprint Servers, such as bioRxiv.org.
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 […]