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Posted by vmitch on 16 Feb 2010 at 04:24 GMT

A very useful article; thank you. However, I have a minor quibble with Table 1, which puts Google Scholar in the same "access" category as ArXiv and CiteSeer, and seems to imply that Google Scholar provides free access to full papers. However, as you no doubt know, this depends entirely on where the paper is. Google Scholar retrieves many, many citations to papers in commercially published journals. But unless you, or your library, have a subscription to a given journal, you won't be able to see the full text .

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