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Google Scholar: Giants but no shoulders?

Brian Mingus [PersonRank 10]

Saturday, May 27, 2006
11 years ago2,917 views

There is a problem with the way Google Scholar is currently set up. You can see who cites someone, but you cannot see who someone cited. The solution is to simply add, e.g., a "Cites 32" link with a page containing all of the citations in an article. So under each search result you would have this:

Cites 32 – Cited by 55 – Web Search – BL Direct

This will make it much easier to surf the web of academic publications forward and backwards in time. Right now it's pretty easy to go forwards, but not backwards. I can't believe this is missing!

Brian Mingus [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

Oh yeah, and you can't use the Google Toolbar for Firefox to search Google Scholar.

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