After several months of neglect, the LinkedIn PubMed Importer has been refreshed and relocated!
Here are the main changes with the updated version:
- In the past, the LinkedIn account holder's name was always placed first in the authors list and could not be changed. LinkedIn now allows for the user's name to be placed anywhere in the list of authors and the importer tool takes advantage of this new capability to place the user's name in the correct location.
- The Chrome version of the tool has been uploaded to the Chrome Web Store and is now available here.
- The Firefox version which uses GreaseMonkey has been moved here since the UserScripts.org site which used to host it is now defunct. If you don't already have GreaseMonkey installed, you'll need to install it from here before you can install the LinkedIn PubMed Importer.
Finally, a couple of details worth noting:
- LinkedIn has a limit of 10 authors + the LinkedIn user for any publication reference, and the user's name must appear somewhere in the list. If the LinkedIn user appears later in a long author list, then the user's name will be placed next to last in the LinkedIn entry and the last author will be listed as "et al".
- When you import a reference with the tool, the ability to move the authors names around by dragging and dropping will be disabled. If you wish to re-order the authors, we recommend saving the reference immediately after importing with the tool. Once saved, a reference can be edited and the ability to move the authors will be re-enabled.
Please let us know if you experience any issues using the tool or have any feedback/suggestions.