Brooklyn, NY — October 18, 2021 — scite, an award-winning research tool that helps researchers and students discover and understand research, has signed 29 licenses with Universities in Uganda and Kenya.
Through cooperation with EIFL (Electronic Information for Libraries), a non-profit that works with libraries to enable access to knowledge for education, learning, and research, these 29 universities now have premium plus access to scite for three years.
scite has developed a system that extracts citation statements from scientific articles. To date, scite has extracted over 910M citation statements from 26M full-text articles. This information helps researchers and students find expert analyses and opinions on virtually any topic. Additionally, scite makes it easy to see how an article has been cited by others, providing a more nuanced and rich source of information than what is offered by traditional citations.
Josh Nicholson, co-founder, and CEO of scite says, “We’re delighted to be working with EIFL to bring scite to students and researchers around the world. We are thrilled that so many Universities in Kenya and Uganda have been interested in our tool and are happy to work with them to improve education for students and researchers.”
If you are interested in bringing scite to your university and work with EIFL, you can request a license by following this link. If you do not work with EIFL and are still interested in bringing scite to your university, you can request a free trial at this link.
scite is a Brooklyn-based startup that helps researchers better discover and evaluate scientific articles through Smart Citations–citations that display the context of the citation and describe whether the article provides supporting or contradicting evidence. Scite is used by researchers from dozens of countries and is funded by the National Science Foundation and the National Institute of Drug Abuse of the National Institutes of Health. For more information, please visit scite, follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook, and download our Chrome or Firefox plugin. For careers, please see our jobs page.