CiteSeerX Alternatives

    CiteSeerX is described as 'CiteSeerx is an evolving scientific literature digital library and search engine that has focused primarily on the literature in computer and information science' and is an website in the Education & Reference category. There are six alternatives to CiteSeerX, not only websites but also apps for iPhone. The best alternative is Google Scholar, which is free. Other great sites and apps similar to CiteSeerX are ResearchGate (Free), Scinapse (Free), SemanticScholar (Free) and Scopus (Paid).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Jan 18, 2021

    • 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.
      • Free
      • Online
    • Access scientific knowledge, and make your research visible.
      • Free
      • Online
      • iPhone


    • Scinapse is a free, nonprofit, Academic search engine for papers, serviced by Pluto Network.
    • 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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      • Free
      • Online
    • Scopus is a bibliographic database containing abstracts and citations for academic journal articles.
      • Online
    • 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.
      • Free
      • Online