A-Z Resource List & FAQs
Browser Extensions ยป Finding Information

Google Scholar Button

An extension for Firefox or Chrome that can help you find full-text articles on Google scholar, along with other features such as cited by and related articles. Includes a citing feature--watch out for errors such as capitalization and punctuation.

Lazy Scholar

An extension for Firefox or Chrome that can help you find full-text articles, along with other features such as citation metrics and related articles. Includes a citing feature--watch out for errors such as capitalization and punctuation.

Open Access Helper Select items at the resource for UWest patrons only.

<p>This app and Chrome/Firefox extension helps you find freely accessible (open access) version of journal articles and makes it easy for you to check the library&#39;s databases and request articles. ๐Ÿ› ๏ธ To make sure it works with our library databases, after installation, make sure to go to Settings and add the following to the &#39;<strong>Institutional Settings</strong>&#39; options: (1) Search by name: University of the West (2) Enable EZProxy Support: https://uwest.idm.oclc.org/login?url= (3) Enable Ask Your Library: https://uwest.on.worldcat.org/atoztitles/link?doi</p>

Unpaywall

This extension for Firefox and Chrome gets the freely available open access full-text of articles as you browse.