/usr/lib/info -- hacker/librarian haven
Front Page News Features
Software Events Standards
Ask Anything Opinion Diaries
Reviews . MLP . Everything
Google Scholar, Firefox and OpenURLs

By pbinkley, Section News
Posted on Tue Dec 28th, 2004 at 11:59:07 AM EST
As a proof-of-concept I've built a Firefox extension that adds OpenURL links to the results lists in Google Scholar. It can be downloaded here: http://www.ualberta.ca/~pbinkley/gso/. The functionality is pretty basic but it shows what might be possible.

Ideally, Google will build this functionality directly into Google Scholar, and we'll be able to integrate Google Scholar fully with our local access systems. In the meantime, this extension is fun to play with. It is by no means perfect, but it is perhaps a taste of what we have to look forward to.

You'll need the latest version of Firefox to use it (1.0, not the 1.0 preview).

 

< NLM Catalog in XML (2 comments) | Integrated Library Systems + Relational Backends.. (2 comments) >

Menu
submit story
create account
faq
search
recommended reading
editorial guide
masthead

Login
Make a new account
Username:
Password:

Related Links
http://www.ualberta.ca/~pbinkl ey/gso/
More on
Also by pbinkley

View: Display: Sort:
Google Scholar, Firefox and OpenURLs | 1 comment (1 topical, 0 editorial, 0 pending) | Post A Comment
taking peter's plugin, adding bells and whistles (none / 0) (#1)
by Eric on Sun Jan 23rd, 2005 at 01:18:16 PM EST
(User Info) http://www.openly.com/

Peter's proof-of-concept inspired us to add on the user interface, the auto-update stuff, OpenURL 1.0 and the rest. We hope that it doesn't stop at Google Scholar.

Get it Here (free, MPL/GPL/LGPL).

In playing around with it, we're finding that in biomedicine, it works really well once we started passing the pubmed ids. We're looking at how best to do books.

Eric

[ Reply to This ]


Google Scholar, Firefox and OpenURLs | 1 comment (1 topical, 0 editorial, 0 pending) | Post A Comment
View: Display: Sort:

Powered by Scoop
All trademarks and copyrights on this page are owned by their respective companies. Comments are owned by the Poster. The Rest 2002 The Management

front page | submit story | create account | faq | search