Google Scholar Articles

Google Takes us to Law School
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As you know, Google’s ultimate goal is to organize the world’s information. With this in mind, it should be no surprise that Google is organizing full-text legal opinions from United States federal and state district, appellate and supreme courts. The company is using its Google Scholar service to do so.

Google Scholar Put To The Test

Companies always claim to be leading in this or pioneering in that.  Google Scholar is less boastful, but still says it “provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature.”  And so Marilyn Christianson, a librarian at Auburn University, put that assertion to the test.

Elsevier Has No Fear Of Google Scholar
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Publishing power Reed Elsevier will have its scholarly journals crawled and indexed by Google, under the terms of the Google Scholar program.

Interview With Google Scholar Creator

Google posted an interview with its Google Scholar lead engineer, Anurag Acharya.

Google Scholar Sort By Date

Google Scholar recently added a “Recent articles” feature that lets you sort papers by ranking them both by a combination of date and citations.

Google Scholar Wants To Keep You Updated
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There are geeks and there are nerds, so the Eighties told us (dorks and dweebs, too, but these have yet reach to any type of social prominence). You may have guessed by now that I’m a nerd – I like to study. Google Scholar’s new addition, then, will just increase the hours I spend in ancient civilizations — for another, their time in quarks.