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.
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Spelling Bee Visual Thesaurus Spelling Bee Your Score: - - - Round 1: 5 words left Word #1: What's Eyejot? Eyejot is the first, comprehensive, client-free online video messaging platform ideal for both personal and business communications. It offers everyone the ability to create and receive video messages in a self-contained, spam-free environment. With no client to install, you can start using Eyejot immediately with any browser, on any platform. 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. Today, we've picked out five great tools to get you started.
Useful WebQuest Resources Site menu: Latest news: June 17, 2015: This year marks the 20th anniversary of the WebQuest model. Watch this space for announcements of some new resources coming later this summer! October 22, 2008:WebQuests and Web 2.0? This webinar conducted by the Discovery Education Network features a discussion about how blogs and wikis fit into the WebQuest model. The 10 Most Useful Search Engines for Beginners, 2013 April, 2014 Most people don't want 290 search engines, especially people who are internet beginners. Most users want a single search engine that delivers three key features: Relevant results (results you are actually interested in) Uncluttered, easy to read interface Helpful options to broaden or tighten a search With this criteria, 10 Reader Favorite Search Engines come to mind.
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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. Month In Review - The Most Popular Posts on Free Technology for Teachers Good evening from hot and steamy Greenwood, Maine. Earlier this week I had the heat on in my house and this afternoon I was outside in shorts. I know that many of you are already out of school for the summer. Working Links to the Deep Web - How to Access the Deep Net Hidden Wikis Index pages in Wiki-based format. The Hidden Wiki - The original Hidden Wiki (after Matt's), owned by ion. Created January 2009. Went down for a while but it's back up now. A bit outdated.
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