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  2. Google Scholar - Wikipedia

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    Active. Google Scholar is a freely accessible web search engine that indexes [1] the full text or metadata of scholarly literature across an array of publishing formats and disciplines. Released in beta in November 2004, the Google Scholar index includes peer-reviewed online academic journals and books, conference papers, theses and ...

  3. List of academic databases and search engines - Wikipedia

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    Google Scholar: Multidisciplinary: 389,000,000 The biggest academic database & search engine (over 390 million records, unofficial estimate) Free Google: Informit: Multidisciplinary: 8,000,000 Australasian aggregator of bibliographic databases and journals Subscription RMIT Training Pty Ltd (RMIT Training) Inspec: Physics, Engineering, Computer ...

  4. Rankings of academic publishers - Wikipedia

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    There are a number of approaches to ranking academic publishing groups and publishers. [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] Rankings rely on subjective impressions by the scholarly community, on analyses of prize winners of scientific associations, discipline, a publisher's reputation, and its impact factor (particularly in the sciences).

  5. Scholar - Wikipedia

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    A scholar is a person who is a researcher or has expertise in an academic discipline. A scholar can also be an academic, who works as a professor, teacher, or researcher at a university. An academic usually holds an advanced degree or a terminal degree, such as a master's degree or a doctorate (PhD).

  6. h-index - Wikipedia

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    The h-index is an author-level metric that measures both the productivity and citation impact of the publications, initially used for an individual scientist or scholar. The h-index correlates with success indicators such as winning the Nobel Prize, being accepted for research fellowships and holding positions at top universities.

  7. Author-level metrics - Wikipedia

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    Author-level metrics are citation metrics that measure the bibliometric impact of individual authors, researchers, academics, and scholars. Many metrics have been developed that take into account varying numbers of factors (from only considering the total number of citations, to looking at their distribution across papers or journals using ...

  8. Scholarly communication - Wikipedia

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    Scholarly communication. Scholarly communication involves the creation, publication, dissemination and discovery of academic research, primarily in peer-reviewed journals and books. [1] It is “the system through which research and other scholarly writings are created, evaluated for quality, disseminated to the scholarly community, and ...

  9. Search engine - Wikipedia

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    The best known example is Google Scholar. Researchers are working on improving search engine technology by making them understand the content element of the articles, such as extracting theoretical constructs or key research findings.

  10. Anurag Acharya - Wikipedia

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    Anurag Acharya is an Indian-American engineer known for co-founding Google Scholar, [1] of which he has been described as the "key inventor". As of 2023, Acharya held the title of Distinguished Engineer at Google. [2] He and his Google colleague Alex Verstak co-founded Google Scholar in 2004.

  11. Microsoft Academic - Wikipedia

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    Microsoft Academic gained prominence because it profiled authors, organizations, keywords, and journals and made the dataset available as open data, in contrast to Google Scholar. The search engine indexed over 260 million publications, 88 million of which are journal articles.