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Goodbye, Microsoft Academic – hello, open research infrastructure?

Tay, Aaron, Martín-Martín, Alberto and Hug, Sven E. (2021) Goodbye, Microsoft Academic – hello, open research infrastructure? Impact of Social Sciences Blog (27 May 2021). Blog Entry.

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The announcement of the closure of Microsoft Academic later this year, may have left the research community largely unmoved, although its demise has significant implications for those working with the service’s substantial database. Here, Aaron Tay, Alberto Martín-Martín, and Sven E. Hug¸ discuss what set Microsoft Academic apart from its competitors and the potential consequences of Microsoft’s withdrawal from scholarly metadata for the development of open research infrastructures.

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Additional Information: © 2021 The Authors
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Date Deposited: 05 Aug 2021 13:54
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 10:18

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