Nice inclusion of Jurn.org in a new survey of Google alternatives for search, from France’s National Network of Hospital Librarians. In this instance they’re pointing to JURN’s usefulness for biomedical search, which JURN really isn’t intended for. But they find that…

“the biomedical field is still relatively well covered” [by JURN]

Which a few of my own tests just now found is true, and that’s kind of cool.

They also report that their No.1 choice, Elsevier’s Scirus search engine, will…

“unfortunately be abandoned in January 2014 [Scirus] indexes more than 575 million records of scientific content from the open web”

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