AMiner Alternatives

    AMiner is described as 'ArnetMiner (AMiner) is designed to search and perform data mining operations against academic publications on the Internet, using social network analysis to identify connections between researchers, conferences, and publications' and is an website in the Education & Reference category. There are seven alternatives to AMiner, not only websites but also apps for Windows. The best alternative is Google Scholar, which is free. Other great sites and apps similar to AMiner are Microsoft Academic Search (Free), Publish or Perish (Free), Scinapse (Free) and SemanticScholar (Free).

    This page was last updated Jul 28, 2021
    1. Google Scholar is a freely accessible web search engine that indexes the full text of scholarly literature across an array of publishing formats and disciplines.
    2. Microsoft Academic Search is an experimental research service developed by Microsoft Research to explore how scholars, scientists, students, and practitioners find academic content, researchers, institutions, and activities.
    3. Publish or Perish (PoP) uses Scopus, Crossref, Google Scholar, Microsoft Academic, and Web of Science queries to obtain citation information, which is then analysed and converted to a variety of metrics (see Appendix).
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    4. Scinapse is a free search engine for academic papers. As of September 2018, it indexes more than 200 million articles from more than 40,000 journals.
    5. Semantic Scholar (paywall free) is a science publication aggregator that collects citation-data from PubMed, CiteSeer, IEEE etc and rank each article according to the percieved number of impactful citations.
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      Elsevier’s Scopus, the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature. Search and access research from the science, technology, medicine, social sciences and arts and humanities fields.
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      The Lens serves almost all the patents and scholarly work in the world as a free, open and secure digital public good, with user privacy a paramount focus. Discover, analyse, and map global innovation knowledge.
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