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21st Research Tools

  1. 1. Karen Brooks, Darlene Westinghouse, Andre
  2. 2. WOLFRAM ALPHA Website - http://www.wolframalpha.com Tutorial Overview - http://www.wolframalpha.com/screencast/introducingwolframalpha.html
  3. 3. Study Guides and Strategies Website - http ://www.studygs.net/ Scheduling and Setting Goals - http://www.studygs.net/schedule/ Creating a To Do List - http://www.studygs.net/todolist.htm Prioritizing Tasks - http://www.studygs.net/stressb.htm Reading Critically - http://www.studygs.net/crtread.htm Fiction – Narrator and Character Type - http://www.studygs.net/fictiona.htm Checking my Study Skills - http://www.studygs.net/attmot4.htm Citation Generator – http://www.studygs.net/citation/mla.htm
  4. 4. Chapter Reviews and No Fear Shakespeare Website - http://www.sparknotes.com/sparknotes/ and http://nfs.sparknotes.com/
  5. 5. Literature Reviews for the iPhone™ & iPod Touch® to help you study Main Website - http://www.cliffsnotes.com/WileyCDA/ Mobile - http://www.cliffsnotes.com/WileyCDA/Section/CliffsNotes-Mobile.id-397375.html CramCast - http://tips.cliffsnotes.com/rss/cliffsnotescramcast.xml
  6. 6. Flashcards http://quizlet.com/ and http://www.flashcardexchange.com/
  7. 7. ChaCha and KGB ChaCha - http://www.chacha.com/ KGB - http://kgb.com/
  8. 8. ITUNES
  9. 9. Zotero http://www.zotero.org/
  10. 10. MIT <ul><li>As part of its mission to “advance knowledge and education, and serve the world in the 21st century” the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has decided to put all their courses online for free.  They call it Open Course Ware or OCW and the stated goals of the program are: </li></ul><ul><li>  MIT OCW's goals are to: </li></ul><ul><li>  http://ocw.mit.edu/index.html </li></ul>
  11. 11. http://dogpile.com
  12. 12. http://clusty.com
  13. 13. http://www.trovando.it/default.asp
  14. 14. http://www.gigablast.com
  15. 15. Visual Search – Kartoo.com
  16. 16. The Deep Web <ul><li>Web sites or information that Google or other popular search engines are not capable of indexing </li></ul><ul><li>Websites specifically excluded by the search engine </li></ul>
  17. 17. How Big is the Deep Web <ul><li>An Internet search typically searches .03% (1/3000) of available content. </li></ul><ul><li>95% of Deep Web is accessible to public (no fees or subscription required) </li></ul><ul><li>550 billion documents </li></ul><ul><li>500 times the content of the surface Web </li></ul><ul><li>Google has identified 1.2 billion documents </li></ul>
  18. 18. NOVELNY Databases http://www.ouboces.org http://pages.mhlearningnetwork.com/dboyea/id5.html
  19. 19. D igital L ibrarian
  20. 20. Complete Planet
  21. 21. INFOMINE

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