Internet search giant Google is sponsoring Google Scholar, a tool that provides users with an easy way to search the scientific literature in general. Digit, the research platform most commonly used by Google scientists, is a popular method for presenting papers that have received quotations from important journals such as the Journal of the American Chemical Society (JSC).
By searching the full text of many articles, rather than just the quotation data, Google Scholar can retrieve articles based on their quotations. For example, by searching for 247 quotations, 125 of which (50.61%) are exclusively attributed to Google scientists, an article containing more than 1,000 quotations from the Journal of the American Chemical Society (JSC) was found. Elsevier introduced its own citation tracking tool, which was included in the indexing and abstraction service as soon as it was ... Read more »