Click and Read

Click and Read

Developed by the CNRS to facilitate access to documents, the extension scans the web page you visit for document identifiers (DOI, PMID, PII) and adds a link if the resource is available.

What is Click and Read?
'Click and Read' is a Firefox add-on developed by the CNRS to facilitate access to documents. It scans the web pages for identifiers (DOI, PMID, PII), and provides a link if the resource identified is available. The access is limited to the rights holders from different communities like BibCnrs, ISTEX, Panist, etc.
Stats
Rating: 4.50 (16)
Version: 3.17.1 (Last updated: 2024-04-16)
Creation date: 2021-01-12
Weekly download count: 109
Firefox on Android: No
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Moderate risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • <all_urls>
  • storage
  • webNavigation
  • notifications
Size: 1.71M
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Summary

Developed by the CNRS to facilitate access to documents, the extension scans the web page you visit for document identifiers (DOI, PMID, PII) and adds a link if the resource is available.

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Access to resources is limited to the rights holders depending on the source consulted:

BibCnrs (CNRS research communities) ISTEX (French higher education and research community) Panist (community of member institutions of subscription contracts)

User reviews
User reviews summary
These summaries are automatically generated weekly using AI based on recent user reviews. Firefox Browser Add-ons does not verify user reviews, so some user reviews may be inaccurate, spammy, or outdated.
Pros
  • Increases accessibility to research and scientific publications
  • Easy to install and configure
  • Integrates with various databases and platforms like Unpaywall, Istex, and BibCnrs
Cons
  • Can slow down page loading times
  • May cause conflicts with certain websites, such as Office 365 login pages
  • Injected code by the extension may appear on users' published websites
Most mentioned
  • Usefulness in accessing scientific resources
  • Ease of use
  • Occasional performance issues
Recent reviews
Works well, when doing research is extremely useful. Might slow down pages sometimes (when you search for some article directly, since it's referenced in many places), but not significantly. Always one of the first addons I install with a new profile.
by Mike Dizhur, 2024-02-14
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Safety
Risk impact

Click and Read 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 Click and Read if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

Click and Read is probably trust-worthy. Prefer other publishers if available. Exercise caution when installing this add-on.

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