"Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites. Google Scholar helps you find relevant work across the world of scholarly research."
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"The Concept Map is a visual map that displays how search terms and topics in Credo Reference are interconnected. The Concept Map displays the connections between search results in a visual, interactive and easy-to-use format. It enables users to quickly find information when they don't know what to look for, when they need topic ideas for papers or research projects, or want to expand their knowledge of a given area."
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"BioCatalogue will provide a curated and comprehensive catalogue of biological web services, thereby enabling users (people and programs) to discover and use these services easily. It also aims to provide a platform with several (standardized) interfaces and a suite of tools for registration of services by the community of users as well as empower the community to extend and enhance the system. BioCatalogue will provide a centralized biological web services market place which will be accessible to the world as it will be searchable and indexable to search engines. BioCatalogue will provide a quality of service standard for biological web services thereby enabling services to be classified and checked for availability, reliability and other quality measures.
BioCatalogue is a BBSRC funded project and has been running since 1st June 2008. The project is a joint venture between the EMBL-EBI (led by Rodrigo Lopez) and the myGrid project at the University of Manchester (led by Carole Goble)."
(Carole Goble, Rodrigo Lopez et al.)