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Zendy introduces a search engine for OA research
Zendy announced the following:
A new free scientific search engine for easy navigation of open access academic content has been launched [globally on Oct. 26] to coincide with International Open Access Week.
Zendy Open offers over 30 million open access publications from reputable sources and journals on hundreds of topics, from sociology and political science to atomic and molecular physics, in over 75 languages, including Arabic, Chinese, Finnish, German, Indonesian, Russian and Swedish. . It also offers comprehensive facets allowing the user to search scholarly resources based on date of publication, type of material, publisher, language, and subject. …
By automatically filtering any Open Access content with a non-commercial license, the search engine provides an easy way to browse free Open Access literature and research and brings the perspective of professional and personal development closer to everyone, especially those without can’t afford it. the traditionally expensive subscription to publications.
Kamran Kardan, Founder and CEO of Zendy’s parent company, Knowledge E, said, “We are extremely excited to launch Zendy Open globally, as it reflects our philosophy as an organization. Since Zendy’s inception in 2018, the team has worked tirelessly to uncover ways that could make it easier to access credible research. We see today’s launch as an invaluable step on the path to liberating high-quality scientific research and literature.
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