On Tue, Jul 10, 2018 at 10:30:36PM +0100, Ross Mounce wrote: > It’s funny you mention Google, as Google Scholar was also started by just > two people ( source: > https://www.nature.com/news/google-scholar-pioneer-on-search-engine-s-future-1.16269 > ). It’s an apt comparison in that respect. Even today I believe the > entirety of the Google Scholar team is just 3 people.
Yes, but they were allowed to use Google's search index which gave them a bit of a headstart. I, too, would like to know how this project can be protected from mergers/acquisitions/sellout or sudden death after funding dries up. Cheers, Christian -- Christian Pietsch · https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8778-1273 LibTec · Library Technology and Knowledge Management Bielefeld University Library, Bielefeld, Germany How to avoid Google: https://pad.foebud.org/google-alternatives
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