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: . 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


Peter Binkley
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