Open Access Helper Web

Open Access Helper Web

Helps you find Open Access copies of paywalled scientific articles, by utilizing Unpaywall and core.ac.uk APIs

What is Open Access Helper Web?

Open Access Helper Web is an Edge add-on by Claus Wolf. This add-on has 575 active users and a good user rating of 4.00. The latest version, 2023.12, was updated 3 months ago.

Stats
Users: 575 ▲ 50
Rating: 4.00 (1)
Version: 2023.12 (Last updated: 2023-12-09)
Creation date: 2023-08-29
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Moderate risk likelihood
Manifest version: 3
Permissions:
  • tabs
  • storage
  • contextMenus
  • scripting
Host permissions:
  • *://*/*
Size: 396.00K
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Summary

Helps you find Open Access copies of paywalled scientific articles, by utilizing unpaywall.org and core.ac.uk APIs

FIND OPEN ACCESS

When you view a research article, Open Access Helper detects the Digital Object Identifier (DOI) of the document and then will query the APIs of unpaywall.org and core.ac.uk to find a link for a legal open access copy. Simply click the Open Access Helper badge to access the document!

User reviews
Pretty helpful for some websites.
by Nicole, 2023-10-22
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Safety
Risk impact

Open Access Helper Web is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install Open Access Helper Web if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

Open Access Helper Web is probably trust-worthy. Prefer other publishers if available. Exercise caution when installing this add-on.

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