Tag Archives: Lens

Academic metasearch engine The Lens: solving the problem of solving problems

(12 December 2018) The Lens is an academic search engine that gathers patents and academic documents, such as articles, communications, books and theses, in a unified and separate system at the same time, since each type of document has its place on the results page. It stands out for offering innovative solutions with which it […]


Lens.org – detailed review of a new open discovery and citation index

(20 November 2018) While it is true that the scholarly search portion of Lens might be perhaps mostly dominated by the voluminous data from Microsoft Academic Graph (MAG), Lens is far more than the sum of it’s parts by combining open data from half a dozen open data sources writes Aaron Tay in his review of […]


Lens, pioneered by eLife, to be piloted by six additional publishers on HighWire

  (6 November 2014, Cambridge, UK & Redwood City, CA, USA) Lens, an open-source tool introduced by eLife to make reading articles online easier, is being piloted in journals from six publishers on the HighWire platform. The Journal of Biological Chemistry, The Plant Cell, Journal of Lipid Research, and mBio® are among the journals introducing […]