MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) - Online search engine leader Google Inc. (GOOG) is setting out make better sense of all the scholarly work stored on the Web.
The company's new service, unveiled late Wednesday at , draws upon newly developed algorithms to list the academic research that appears to be most relevant to a search request. Mountain View-based Google doesn't plan to charge for the service nor use the feature to deliver text-based ads - the primary source of its profits. http://scholar.google.com
"Google has benefited a lot from scholarly research, so this is one way we are giving back to the scholarly community," said Anurag Acharya, a Google engineer who helped develop the new search tools.
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