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Related:  Search a comprehensive index of hymns and hymnals A Guide to Top Academic Search Engines and Databases for Scholars Academic search engines play a very important role in discovering academic resources, scholarly works, journal articles, etc. Below is a guide/ survey of some of the outstanding, free academic search engines. A few of them are inclusive of academic repositories and databases as well. 1. Run by a non profit organization in South Africa in partnership with a large number of African journals, it is probably the world’s largest collection of peer-reviewed, African-published scholarly journals. ajol has 479 journals, 8635 issues, 98503 abstracts and 93459 full texts available. A very good resource for all those interested in African journals. 2. A treasure trove for the lovers of academic open source web resources. An excellent resource. 3. Pronounced as sigh-knee, it is essentially a database service providing search facility regarding articles, books and journals. Information on 10 million books and journal titles held in about 1200 university libraries in Japan is also available for search.

100 Search Engines For Academic Research Bestseller All Video On Demand: Rent or Buy Clothing & Accessories Major Appliances Arts, Crafts & Sewing Automotive Baby & Nursery Beauty & Grooming Books & Textbooks Collectible Coins Camera & Photo Cell Phones & Accessories Classical Music Computers, Tablets & Components Blu-Ray & DVD Electronic Components & Home Audio Entertainment Collectibles Video Games Other Gift Card Brands Grocery & Gourmet Food Patio, Lawn & Garden Health & Household Business & Industrial Supplies Jewelry Kindle Store Kitchen & Dining Magazines Miscellaneous Digital Music CDs & Vinyl Musical Instruments Office & School Supplies Pet Food & Supplies Shoes, Handbags, Wallets, Sunglasses Software Sports Collectibles Sports & Fitness Home Improvement Toys & Games Watches by TeachThught Staff General Need to get started with a more broad search? ResearchGate Access over 135 million publication pages and stay up to date with what’s happening in most professional fields. RefSeek Digital Library of the Commons Repository Microsoft Academic Search Google Trends Jurn

ICanHazPDF #ICanHazPDF is a hashtag used on Twitter to request access to academic journal articles which are behind paywalls.[1] It began in 2011[2] by scientist Andrea Kuszewski.[3][4] The name is derived from the meme I Can Has Cheezburger?.[4] Process[edit] Users request articles by tweeting an article's title, DOI or other linked information like a publisher's link,[5] their email address, and the hashtag "#ICanHazPDF". Use and popularity[edit] The majority of requests are for articles published in the last five years, and most users are from English-speaking countries.[1] Requests for biology papers are more common than other fields, despite that subscription prices for chemistry, physics, and astronomy are, on average, higher than biology.[1] Possible reasons that people use the hashtag include reluctance of readers to pay for articles, and the speed of the process compared to most university inter-library loans.[1] Criticism[edit] See also[edit] References[edit]

Quora - Wikipedia Question-and-answer platform Quora () is a social question-and-answer website based in Mountain View, California, United States, and founded on June 25, 2009.[5] The website was made available to the public on June 21, 2010.[6] Users can collaborate by editing questions and commenting on answers that have been submitted by other users.[7] In 2020, the website was visited by 300 million users a month.[8] History[edit] Founding and naming[edit] Quora was co-founded by former Facebook employees Adam D'Angelo and Charlie Cheever in June 2009.[3] In an answer to the question "How did Adam D'Angelo and Charlie Cheever come up with the name Quora?" 2010–2013: Early growth[edit] 2014–2017: Continued growth and new features[edit] Google Search popularity for Quora, 2012–2017 2014 organization[edit] Parlio acquisition[edit] In March 2016, Quora acquired the online community website Parlio.[24] Question details[edit] Users were able to add descriptions to questions. Advertisement rollouts[edit] 2020[edit]

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 12 Fabulous Academic Search Engines Coming to you from the wonderful Nova Scotian city, Halifax (Canada), Educational Technology and Mobile Learning is an educational blog dedicated to curating, reviewing and sharing EdTech tools and mobile apps. The purpose is to help teachers and educators effectively integrate digital technologies into their day-to-day teaching, learning and professional development. For any questions regarding the blog website or the published content , please contact EdTech admin, editor and blog owner, Med Kharbach at: Med Kharbach is a doctoral researcher and a former teacher with 10 years of classroom teaching experience. Med's research interests include: discourse analysis, language learning, linguistics, Internet linguistics, critical linguistics, new (emerging) literacies, critical pedagogy, and educational technology. Here is how to cite any of our blog posts in APA style : Kharbach, M. Example:

SearchHash: make your own spreadsheet of hashtagged tweets to savour Twurdy Search - Search for Readable Results 100 Time-Saving Search Engines for Serious Scholars (Revised) Back in 2010, we shared with you 100 awesome search engines and research resources in our post: 100 Time-Saving Search Engines for Serious Scholars. It’s been an incredible resource, but now, it’s time for an update. Some services have moved on, others have been created, and we’ve found some new discoveries, too. Many of our original 100 are still going strong, but we’ve updated where necessary and added some of our new favorites, too. General Need to get started with a more broad search? iSEEK Education: iSeek is an excellent targeted search engine, designed especially for students, teachers, administrators, and caregivers. Meta Search Want the best of everything? Dogpile: Find the best of all the major search engines with Dogpile, an engine that returns results from Google, Yahoo! Databases and Archives Resources like the Library of Congress have considerable archives and documents available, and many of them have taken their collections online. Books & Journals Science Math & Technology

Web 2.0 Research Tools - A Quick Guide 5 Terrific Twitter Research Tools Twitter has a wealth of data - it's a global thought-stream on every topic imaginable. But how do we convert that raw data into insights, trends and actionable information? How can we find the signal in all that noise? Fortunately, there are several tools out there that can help analyze Twitter data, understand user behavior, and graph it for analysis and presenting to others. For more in-depth information about trend tracking on Twitter, take a look at last month's article, 15 Fascinating Ways to Track Twitter Trends. 1. Trying to figure out how often you're actually tweeting? Ideal for: researching individual behavior on Twitter 2. Trendrr is a new favorite among analysts looking to keep track of trends and compare information. Ideal for: tracking Twitter search, comparing information 3. If you're looking to do research on retweeting and link-sharing on Twitter, Tweetmeme provides retweeting stats for articles on Twitter. Twitturly and Retweetist also do similar things. 4. 5.