Allow arbitrary search strings in citoid
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Notify users draft:

You can now enter a plain text citation or the title of a journal article or book into the "Automatic" citation tab in Visual Editor. This will search both the Crossref and Worldcat repositories for the top result from each. As an example, try: E. Schrodinger, Proc. Cam. Phil. Soc. 31, 555 (1935). You can also use QIDs (from Wikidata). As an example, try Q40674886.

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Change 466192 had a related patch set uploaded (by Mvolz; owner: Mvolz):
[mediawiki/extensions/Citoid@master] Let users know they can search by title or citation

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/466192

+1 from me.

Thanks!

Change 466192 merged by jenkins-bot:
[mediawiki/extensions/Citoid@master] Let users know they can search by title or citation

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/466192

For user notice, something like:

You can now enter a plain text citation or the title of a journal article or book into the "Automatic" citation tab in Visual Editor. This will search both the Crossref and Worldcat databases for the top result. As an example, try: E. Schrodinger, Proc. Cam. Phil. Soc. 31, 555 (1935)

? @Whatamidoing-WMF seem okay? Also maybe it should go in the editing newsletter?

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This all looks good to me.

Is it meant to return only two results, if many are possible?

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