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ScanR

Moteur de la recherche et de l'innovation


https://scanr.enseignementsup-recherche.gouv.fr/

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ScanR is a French search engine that makes information about the research and innovation landscape in France accessible and searchable. The information comes from the websites and open source data from public institutions and the private sector. It contains data on publications, dissertations, participation in collaborative research projects, patents and more. It includes data on publications, dissertations, participation in collaborative research projects, patents and more. ScanR was developed by the French Ministry of Education, Higher Education and Research and the search engine was launched in 2016.

     
Language French



Launched 2016
Closed No



Developer French Ministry for National Education, Higher Education and Research



Country of Origin France



Owner
2016 - [...] ScanR



Topic Academic, Scientific or Educational SeEn



Region No Limitation



Technical functionalities
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Strategy
Manually by an editorial team selected sites SeEn
Search engine for databases, repositories, portals and other closed (deep web) or open content collections
Crawler / robot based SeEn using a white list of selected sites



Used SeEn ScanR






Older Version Internet Archive / WebCite



European Data Portal (2019): »ScanR is a French organisation that provides a search engine linking different public and private Research and Development entities with a current or ongoing problem. In addition, ScanR helps users to identify and characterise the different public institutions and private companies by providing information about the nearly 35,000 research actors within France. This information is extracted from the various institutions’ websites and open-sourced data. This information includes data on publications, their involvement in collaborative research projects and patents. « Source




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Features & Functionality

»The main idea behind this project is to combine structured data and web-crawling in a large-scale industrial fashion« Source



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References & further Publications

Wikipedia (EN): n.a.
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Other Sources

Thibaud (2016): The French Ministry of Higher Education and Research releases scanR to foster research and innovation URL: https://web.archive.org/web/20170929161233/https://www.opendatasoft.com/2016/07/06/scanr-fosters-research-and-innovation/
European Data Portal (2019): ScanR helps users filter their searches and find researchers that focus on their topic of interest. URL: https://web.archive.org/web/20190311201919/https://www.europeandataportal.eu/de/news/scanr-search-engine-linking-research-and-development
Re-search Alps (2017): The emergence of scanR URL: https://web.archive.org/web/20190311210140/http://researchalps.eu/index.php/outcomes/the-emergence-of-scanr/




Created: 2019-03-11