Maybe they've got the same plans for Google Scholar as they did for Reader
and other much-adored Google products: to slowly crapify it until it
becomes nearly useless, then retire it on short notice.
On Wed, Jul 17, 2013 at 12:28 PM, Sarah Lester <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Hi Jonathan,
> I found a place for feedback, but I don't know if that will get to the
> right folks at Google. Try:
> I just tried the using the FindIt@ links and they don't work for me
> either. Click and nothing happens. I also had to re-ad my library to the
> choices for the link resolver but they still don't work.
> On Jul 17, 2013, at 9:16 AM, Jonathan Rochkind wrote:
> > Google Scholar has a feature where it will provide links to your local
> institutional OpenURL link resolver -- by user preference or IP address
> > It will then present these links sometimes in a right column in Google
> Scholar results, other times in the row of links under each hit.
> > The hyperlinks in the right column seem to be broken in current Google
> interface. Clicking on them has no effect. It seems like some kind of
> > If you "open in new tab" or "open in new window", thus skipping the
> > Many of our users use Google Scholar and count on link resolver links
> working. This is awfully inconvenient.
> > Anyone have any idea of any ways to report this to Google in such a way
> that they might actually care? Anyone got any internal contacts?
> > Jonathan