Features

Open Access Helper started as a “clone” of unpaywall.org Extension, but it has since grown to do a lot more. While I believe there is value in every feature, I also believe that you should have full control over which feature is active and which is not. Check out the settings to make your own choices!

Open Access Copy

Utilizing the indispensible APIs from unpaywall.org, core.ac.uk and OpenAccessButton.org, we help identify legal Open Access copies of otherwise paywalled articles. This happens automatically in macOS and takes just two taps on iOS.

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Highlight & Search

In macOS you can highlight any text and then right-click to send the selected text to one of three Open Access search engines.

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Recommendations

If there is no Open Access alternative, we’ll use a mighty powerful API provided by core.ac.uk to recommend Open Access articles, which are similar to the one you are looking at.

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Bookmarks

If you have both iOS & macOS devices, you can share bookmarks between them. Imagine you find an interesting document on your iPhone, but don’t have time or can’t read it then and there, set a bookmark and then access from your MacBook or iPad.

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Remote Access (Proxy)

So far all features were about Open Access, this features is there to help you unlock the paywalled content, for which your institution pays a subscription, by connecting you in a most seamless fashion with the institutional EZProxy Server.

Click here to learn more and set it up…

OpenCitations

Scientific citations are like links on web-sites, they connect related content together. With OpenCitations.net you can find out how often a document was cited. On macOS a click on the badge, will take you to a site, which lists the citations, ready for you to discover more.

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