Thursday, 19 November 2015

Standing on the shoulders of the Google giant: Sustainable discovery and Google Scholar's comprehensive coverage.

Standing on the shoulders of the Google giant: Sustainable discovery and Google Scholar's comprehensive coverage.

The 11th anniversary of Google Scholar passed yesterday. Max Kemman
provides an overview of the growth and impact of the platform and also
looks at why Google Scholar is virtually unrivaled. The scholarly
community might ask whether it is entirely desirable that Google plays
such an important role in the scholarly workflow. Not only does Google
Scholar have a known effect on discovery and citation of articles, it
could well be shaping academic writing and evaluation. 

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