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100 Time-Saving Search Engines for Serious Scholars (Revised)

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. Check out our new, up-to-date collection to discover the very best search engine for finding the academic results you’re looking for. 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 Books & Journals Science Math & Technology Social Science

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Live Training – Search Education – Google With these webinars, you can improve your own search skills and learn how to bring search literacy to your school. Browse the archive of past trainings, and make sure to follow us on Google+ to stay up to speed on the latest tips and trainings from Google. Even better search results: Getting to know Google search for education Google makes it simple to find the information you need, but there are strategies for finding higher quality sources even more easily.

Scholarly articles & academic research — finding journal articles WebLens search portal Custom Search Narrow your Google search to US colleges & universites by adding site:edu to your query term. For Canadian results, try adding site:ca intitle:university instead.

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Cogent OA Is Impact Factor here to stay? The digital age provides a platform for research and researchers as never before. Open access publishing facilitates global readership and a wide exposure for your work. With our partnership with Altmetric.com, we bring you enhanced article-level metrics so you can track who reads, shares and cites your work, and from where. By simply clicking on the Altmetric badge you can now see the progress and real impact of your work. See the mentions from newspapers, magazines, blogs, social media and policy documents, as well as comments on post publication peer review sites.

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