Tag Archives: search engines

CORE partners with Naver, South Korea’s largest search engine

(8 October 2018) CORE, the world’s largest aggregator of open access scientific content, and Naver, South Korea’s number one search solution, have entered into a collaboration that will see CORE’s content being made available to 42 million Naver users.  As part of the collaboration, Naver ingests data collected by CORE to enrich its Naver Academic […]


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Use DOAJ as a search engine

(21 May 2018) Did you know about the search engine functionality in Chrome and other browsers? To get DOAJ search results while on any web page, you can set your browser’s search box to interface the DOAJ search engine and land on DOAJ’s search results page. This trick removes the need to first navigate to DOAJ […]


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Judge recommends ISP and search engine blocking of Sci-Hub in the US

(3 October 2017) Earlier this year the American Chemical Society (ACS), a leading source of academic publications in the field of chemistry, filed a lawsuit against Sci-Hub and its operator Alexandra Elbakyan. The non-profit organization publishes tens of thousands of articles a year in its peer-reviewed journals. Because many of these are available for free […]


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Breakthrough in archival access: Googling through archives within reach

(10 November 2016, Amsterdam)  The ability to google through records is within reach, concludes the final report of the project Full Automatic Archival Access (FAAA). This project studied the opportunities to use new digital technologies to make paper based archives searchable at document-level. Four out of five words were correctly recognized by OCR- and NER-software. […]


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Thomson Reuters reinvents keyword search technology with new Smart Search for Thomson Innovation

(16 September 2016, Alexandria, VA)  The Intellectual Property & Science business of Thomson Reuters reinvented search technology for intellectual property (IP) researchers in its latest update to Thomson Innovation, the premiere IP research and analysis solution. Thomson Innovation brings together the world’s most comprehensive international patent coverage and the industry’s most powerful IP analysis tools, […]


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Guide to academic search

(3 December 2015) This guide was created by the curator of the JURN search-engine. The guide lists various free search-engines and tools. Specifically, those tools likely to lead to open material useful for UK students and researchers in the arts and humanities. The search engines and tools are organised as Q&A. “How can I search […]


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Canadian startup launches law search engine

(24 September 2015, Toronto) Canadian startup, Global-Regulation Inc., has just launched a law search engine that enables searching 225,000+ laws from the European Union, United States, Canada, China, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Ireland, Germany, Japan and other countries. “Our software automatically translates laws into English so our users can search the world’s laws,” says Founder Addison […]


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The National Diet Library has released a bibliographic information retrieval and visualization system developed by utilizing MIMA search in the NDL Lab

(21 July 2015) MIMA search was developed by Dr. Hideki Mima (Specially Appointed Associate Professor, School of Engineering, University of Tokyo) and his associates. Although search results are conventionally displayed in a list, MIMA search displays results as a map comprising lines and nodes, which enables users to easily visualize the relation between diverse data […]


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NAL unveils new search engine for published USDA research

(13 January 2015) The National Agricultural Library (NAL) has unveiled PubAg, a user-friendly search engine that gives the public enhanced access to research published by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists. NAL is part of USDA’s Agricultural Research Service (ARS). PubAg, which can be found at PubAg.nal.usda.gov, is a new portal for literature searches and […]


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Searching through historic newspapers from 23 European countries

(3 December 2014) As part of the Europeana Newspapers project, The European Library developed a historic newspapers browser that enables users to perform full text searches in millions of historic newspaper pages. “For the first time in history we have the opportunity to do transnational comparative research on the basis of big data!“ says Toine Pieters, digital humanities […]


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BASE hits the 50 million records mark

BASE, the multi-disciplinary search engine for academically relevant OAI-Sources worldwide, which was created and developed by Bielefeld University Library, has hit the 50 million records mark. The records are provided by about 2,700 repositories worldwide. In this year alone, about 10,000,000 records have been indexed. BASE makes it possible to search for more than 50,000,000 […]


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