At his blog, NeuroDojo, Zen Faulkes contemplates the merits of using Google Scholar rather than PubMed for literature searches. He writes that he's "never warmed to PubMed, although I know many of my peers use it multiple times daily," and that, in his opinion, "Google Scholar has been the greatest thing since Otto Rohwedder’s invention.

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