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Scientific search engines   Tags: harvester,  scientific search engine,  specialized search engine  

Definition, advantages, operation, usage, resources... of scientific search engines
Last Updated: Jul 8, 2014 URL: http://en.guides-formadoct.ueb.eu/scientific-search-engines Print Guide RSS Updates

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Definition

Scientific search engines are search engines specialized in scientific and academic literatur


Summary

  • Why use a scientific search engine?

  • How does a scientific search engine work?

  • What types of resources are found in a scientific search engine?

  • What are the main types of scientific search engines?

  • What are the advantages and limitations of scientific search engines?

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Serres, Alexandre, Sicot, Julien. "Scientific search engines". In UEB (European University of Brittany). Form@doct. Rennes: UEB, February 2010 (last updated July 4, 2013). Available at:http://en.guides-formadoct.ueb.eu//scientific-search-engines

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