Semantic Scholar




Resources Review, Semantic Scholar, Artificial Intelligence Search Engine


Founded by the nonprofit Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence (AI2), Semantic Scholar began as a search engine for computer science, geoscience, and neuroscience in 2015.

Author Biography

Suzanne Fricke, Animal Health Library, Washington State University, Pullman, WA

As the Animal Health Librarian at Washington State University Suzanne provides reference, course embedded instruction, collection development, and clinical informationist services for Veterinary Clinical Sciences(VCS), the Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology(VMP), Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience(IPN), and the Allen School for Global Animal Health. She has a background in clinical veterinary practice and holds both Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and Master of Library and Information Science degrees.


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College of Information Sciences and Technology, Pennsylvania State Uni-versity. CiteSeerX [Internet]. The Uni-versity [cited 21 Nov 2017]. <>.

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