Reference Miner
Reference Miner - Sonny Software, LLC

Reference Miner searches the Internet to find and display reference information from PubMed, Amazon (US, UK, Germany, France, Canada, Japan, Italy, and China), Google Scholar, JSTOR (requires access privileges and ip authentication) and the Library of Congress.

Features include a built-in web browser, drag and drop download of pdfs (requires institutional access privileges), display of book cover art (Amazon), easy e-mailing, drag and drop citations into other applications, and the ability to perform complex searches. If your institution has a subscription, a double-click opens a PubMed full-text article in the built-in browser.

Reference Miner is available from the
Mac App Store for $2.99.

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Note: The Internet search features of Reference Miner, and much more, are built into Bookends. If you own Bookends you do not need Reference Miner.

Here are examples of some of the search capabilities of Reference Miner (click for full size).

PubMed, multi-column

PubMed, single column

PubMed, advanced search

PubMed, browser with pdf

Google Scholar, advanced search

JSTOR, boolean search