Thursday, June 18, 2009

Useful Firefox Add-ons

One thing that differentiates Firefox from other browsers is the huge number of available add-ons that you can install to customize your Firefox. Deciding on which among the thousands of add-ons out there that you want to install can be a mind-boggling exercise. Here is a round-up of suggestions that I have found useful:


Link: Lifehacker's Firefox Add-on Packs
The folks at Lifehacker has assembled a few easy-to-install collections of their favorite Firefox helpers.


Link: Useful Firefox Add-ons for Academics & Researchers
Firefox add-ons are small extensions that give new functionality to complement the browser's built-in features, so that you can customize it to fit your own individual needs. This is a list of add-ons recommended by law librarians. It was created by Bonnie Shucha, University of Wisconsin Law School for a presentation at the CALI Conference of Law School Computing, June
2009.

Link: 50 Firefox 3 Add-ons That Will Transform Your Academic Research

Out of the box, Firefox 3 is already an incredible web browser. But when you consider all of the power tools that can be added to enhance your research, it’s even better. Check out these add-ons for Firefox 3, and you’ll take your browser to the next level and transform your academic research.


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