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Microsoft Academic

Microsoft Academic
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Type of site
Bibliographic database
OwnerMicrosoft
URLacademic.microsoft.com
RegistrationOptional
LaunchedFebruary 22, 2016; 5 years ago (2016-02-22)
Current statusActive

Microsoft Academic is a free public web search engine for academic publications and literature, developed by Microsoft Research. Re-launched in 2016, the tool features an entirely new data structure and search engine using semantic search technologies. It currently indexes over 220 million publications,[1] 88 million of which are journal articles.[1] The Academic Knowledge API offers information retrieval from the underlying database using REST endpoints for advanced research purposes.[2]

The service replaces the earlier Microsoft research project, Microsoft Academic Search, which ended development in 2012.[3]

Preliminary reviews by bibliometricians suggest the new Microsoft Academic Search is a competitor to Google Scholar, Web of Science, and Scopus for academic research purposes[4][5] as well as citation analysis.[6][7][8]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b Microsoft Academic
  2. ^ Microsoft. "Academic Knowledge API". Retrieved 29 January 2017.
  3. ^ Van Noorden, Richard (20 May 2014). "The decline and fall of Microsoft Academic Search". blogs.nature.com. Nature. Retrieved 22 December 2016.
  4. ^ Harzing, Anne-Wil. "Microsoft Academic (Search): a Phoenix arisen from the ashes?" (PDF). Scientometrics. Retrieved 29 January 2017.
  5. ^ Hug, Sven E.; Braendle, Martin P. (2017). "The coverage of Microsoft Academic: Analyzing the publication output of a university". Scientometrics. 113 (3): 1551–1571. arXiv:1703.05539. Bibcode:2017arXiv170305539H. doi:10.1007/s11192-017-2535-3. S2CID 2458635.
  6. ^ Harzing, Anne-Wil; Alakangas, Satu. "Microsoft Academic: is the Phoenix getting wings ?" (PDF). Scientometrics. Retrieved 29 January 2017.
  7. ^ Hug, Sven E.; Ochsner, Michael; Braendle, Martin P. (2017). "Citation analysis with Microsoft Academic". Scientometrics. 111: 371–378. arXiv:1609.05354. doi:10.1007/s11192-017-2247-8. S2CID 14179411.
  8. ^ Haunschild, Robin; Hug, Sven E.; Braendle, Martin P.; Bornmann, Lutz (2017). "The number of linked references of publications in Microsoft Academic in comparison with the Web of Science". Scientometrics. 114: 367–370. arXiv:1710.04031. Bibcode:2017arXiv171004031H. doi:10.1007/s11192-017-2567-8. S2CID 21342104.

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