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Wednesday, April 14, 2004

"arms race" of searching tools

Jim Giles, Publishers go head-to-head over search tool, Nature 428, 683 (15 April 2004). (access restricted to subscribers.) A news article reviews recent proposed innovations of ISI and Elsevier, particularly the Scopus search engine, which one commentator describes as "definitely a threat to ISI."