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This page provides an overview of 45 articles related to 'google scholar', listing most recently updated content first. Note that filters may be applied to display a sub-set of articles in this category (see FAQs on filtering for usage tips). Select this link to remove all filters.

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Google Scholar is a freely accessible web search engine that indexes the full text of scholarly literature across an array of publishing formats and disciplines. Released in beta in November 2004, the Google Scholar index includes most peer-reviewed online journals of Europe and America's largest scholarly publishers. It is similar in function to the freely-available Scirus from Elsevier, CiteSeerX, and getCITED. It is also similar to the subscription-based tools, Elsevier's Scopus and Thomson ISI's Web of Science. Its advertising slogan - "Stand on the shoulders of giants" - is a nod to the scholars who have contributed to their fields over the centuries, providing the foundation for new intellectual achievements. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Google Scholar)

Key statistics

Metadata related to 'google scholar' (as derived from all content tagged with this term):

  • Number of articles referring to 'google scholar': 43 (2.5% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'google scholar' across all Ariadne articles: 84
  • Average number of references to 'google scholar' per Ariadne article: 1.95
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'google scholar': 2005-01
  • Trending factor of 'google scholar': 0 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Top authors

Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'google scholar':

  1. john maccoll (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. jane ronson (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. wolfram horstmann (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. jessica lindholm (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. theo van veen (see articles on this topic by this author)

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Beyond the PDF

Jodi Schneider reports on a three-day workshop about the future of scientific communication, held in San Diego CA, USA, in January 2011.

January 2011, issue66, event report

Data Citation and Publication by NERC’s Environmental Data Centres

Sarah Callaghan, Roy Lowry, David Walton and members of the Natural Environment Research Council Science Information Strategy Data Citation and Publication Project team describe their work in NERC’s Environmental Data Centres.

March 2012, issue68, feature article

21st-century Scholarship and Wikipedia

Amber Thomas explores the ways in which emerging research practices and Wikipedia illustrate the changing boundaries of academic work.

November 2012, issue70, feature article

The Value of Open Access Publishing to Health and Social Care Professionals in Ireland

Aoife Lawton and Eimear Flynn discuss the value of open access publishing for allied health professions and their work in the health services with particular reference to Ireland.

February 2015, issue73, feature article

Internet Librarian International Conference 2014

Zoë Hurley and Garth Bradshaw report on the Internet Librarian Conference, held at the Olympia Conference Centre in London over 20-22 October 2014.

February 2015, issue73, event report

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