July 20, 2001
Congress Acts to Shut Down Government Web Site Used for Journals Research
A Web site operated by the U.S. Energy Department that allows scientists to search journals for citations and abstracts in the physical sciences is in jeopardy because of a bill approved last month by the House of Representatives. The bill is accompanied by a report that recommends eliminating the service.
The service, PubScience, allows researchers to examine more than 1,000 peer-reviewed journals free and at the same time, instead of searching multiple Web sites, publications, and