Research tools links

December 26, 2010

Mery Christmas.

I propose to browse links about Web research and search tools. My comments I shall try to write after Christmas when I shall find a time to try them

http://www.fileguru.com/apps/research_ieee_papers_on_internet_security

http://informe.com/tools/tools_for_schools/

 


Website to download pdf,doc, ppt files about Web research and other categories

April 12, 2010

It is a usefull website to get information about Web research and other categories   in different formats:

  • pdf
  • doc
  • ppt (presentations)

Search for Web research, Web clipping, note taking etc tools

January 25, 2010

You can find a lot of Web research, Web clipping, note taking etc tools when entering a query to website http://software.informer.com


Online Web Research Services

April 18, 2009

I recommend to visit Weblog  Online Web Research Services

A short excerpt

How to do effective Web research:

• Use search engines effectively
• Focus your research on quality STM information only
• Find hidden scientific information online
• Locate peer-reviewed, subject-specific directories
• Set up subject-specific alerts that automatically e-mail you the latest news

we also offer web research on a variety of subjects such as:

• Web Research and Online Data Entry
• Web mining and listing
• Web research and Red Flag Report creation
• Online research and database creation
• Web search and more”

You should visit and one link  Outsourcing Web Research.


Mendeley – a tool for managing and sharing research papers

March 20, 2009

A few days ago I have downloaded and started to use Mendeley system. It is “free academic software for managing and sharing research papers”.
You can very easy create your own library on the Mendeley website and  save online your pdf and Word (they are transformed to pdf during uploading) files.
You can acces them anywhere by using your name and password.

You can create folders in your library and easy reorganize – move files from one folder to other by drag-and-drop way.

You can create shared folders as well and invite your colleagues.

For more information read an interview with Victor Henning from Mendeley.

There isa large community of researchers and you can search the list of them by entering topic, e.g. “Knowledge management”. Today I have found 291 member who have research interest in knowledge management
Then you can contact them sending a message.

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From Google Notebook to Evernote or Zoho Notebook

January 23, 2009

Different Web research or Web clipping tools enables export Google Notebook to these tools.

Read Evernote blog Welcome You Fine Google Notebook Users to get info how export from Google Notebook and import to Evernote.

You can find other info about import from Google Notebook to  Zoho Notebook.


Engaging Students as Researcher through Internet use

January 20, 2009

I see that my blog visitors are interested in Web research tools for education and students.

Therefore I should like to recommend students and lecturers an interesting article Engaging Students as Researchers through Internet use.

A short excerpt

Information Gathering: students appreciated a wide range of options and felt that the Internet allowed them more choices. They also expressed awareness of the pitfalls of searching the Web and cautioned against gathering too much information without focusing their topic or evaluating their results as they progressed in their research.

    Discovery: students appreciated the exposure to new perspectives and areas of research–essentially the increased opportunity for serendipitous events.
    Connectivity: students liked the brainstorming aspect of Web searches and how they would return to their searching strategy as new information appeared. Students also made connections in terms of sequencing tasks and developed a sense of the connections emerging between their sources.
    Evaluation: students want to read a lot of articles to find the “best ones.” They expressed awareness of practicing more caution in their choices and understood the need to look at sites for the publisher’s bias.