At the Ref Desk (1/16/19): Today's funny: Got an IM from a student asking who to contact for an overdue book. I texted him the phone number for Access Services. Student replied back that he'd call once his class was over. Um, right. [more...]

Current Cites for February 2010

Submitted by Leo Klein on Sun, 2/28/10 (2:59pm)

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Current Cites for February 2010 is out! You can find the issue here...

I wrote about this rather striking article by Peter Jacso where he completely trashes the job Google Scholar is doing getting correct bibliographic information together for its entries. His tone is quite strident and as I say, you really have to wonder why Google can't get this right. On the other hand, if their product is so broken in this respect, why should academics (who should know better) be using it in the first place.