JabRef Browser Extension
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Overview

The JabRef browser extension imports new bibliographic information directly from the browser into JabRef.

Browser extension for users of the bibliographic reference manager JabRef. It automatically identifies and extracts bibliographic information on websites and sends them to JabRef with one click. When you find an interesting article through Google Scholar, the arXiv or journal websites, this browser extension allows you to add those references to JabRef. Even links to accompanying PDFs are sent to JabRef, where those documents can easily be downloaded, renamed and placed in the correct folder. A wide range of publisher sites, library catalogs and databases are supported. Installation and Configuration Normally, you simply install the extension from the browser store and are ready to go. Sometimes, a manual installation is necessary (e.g. if you use the portable version of JabRef). In this case, please follow the steps described in the user manual: https://docs.jabref.org/import-export/import/jabref-browser-extension Usage After the installation, you should be able to import bibliographic references into JabRef directly from your browser. Just visit a publisher site or some other website containing bibliographic information (for example, the arXiv) and click the JabRef symbol in the Firefox search bar (or press Alt+Shift+J). Once the JabRef browser extension has extracted the references and downloaded the associated PDF's, the import window of JabRef opens. You might want to configure JabRef so that new entries are always imported in an already opened instance of JabRef. For this, activate "Remote operation" under the Advanced tab in the JabRef Preferences. JabRef: https://www.jabref.org/ Installation instructions for manual setup: https://docs.jabref.org/import-export/import/jabref-browser-extension Please post any issues or suggestions on GitHub: https://github.com/JabRef/JabRef-Browser-Extension/issues

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JakeApr 21, 2024

This extension worked, then stopped working. Needed to reboot. Now it stop working completely. ngl this kinda makes jabref itself fairly useless as the extension is what makes entering in citations easy.

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최상철 (바이오생명공학과)Jan 12, 2024

not working with errors

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Judah ManassehApr 12, 2022

Excellent extension, along with the primary JabRef software, for those who are serious LaTex users. This is indispensable for extracting citation information from various web sources but more so for handling Bibtex references. Without it, the Chicago Style of citations packages within LaTex would be much more cumbersome to work with. Also, not sure about another review posted here, but this extension works well with the Brave Browser. Finally, hats off to the developers!

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Details

  • Version
    2.5
  • Updated
    February 17, 2022
  • Offered by
    JabRef
  • Size
    515KiB
  • Languages
    English
  • Developer
    Email
    developers@jabref.org
  • Non-trader
    This developer has not identified itself as a trader. For consumers in the European Union, please note that consumer rights do not apply to contracts between you and this developer.

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