Google scholar against the world

Péter's Digital Reference Shelf

The folks at Thomson Gale (known for reference texts) have compared Google Scholar against a number of free (e.g., CiteSeer, eBizSearch) and commercial (e.g., Web of Science, Scopus) citation databases.

Short story: You get what you pay for.

Longer story: GoogleScholar is somewhat opaque and lacks a number of useful features.

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