Tuesday, 31 October 2017

SOME USEFUL WEBSITES FOR ONLINE EDUCATIONAL SUPPORT

Almost gone are the days when you need to walk into a library before you have access to a sea of information- it's all at our fingertips now. With just one click you can find what you seek answers to.

Below are links to sites that just might be useful to you or those around you.

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www.khanacademy.org
www.academicearths.org
www.coursera.com
www.edx.org
www.open2study.com
www.academicjournals.org
codeacademy.org
youtube.com/education

*BOOK SITES*
www.bookboon.com
http://ebookee.org
http://sharebookfree.com
http://m.freebooks.com
www.obooko.com
www.manybooks.net
www.epubbud.com
www.bookyards.com
www.getfreeebooks.com
http://freecomputerbooks.com
www.essays.se
www.sparknotes.com
www.pink.monkey.com

*ONLINE EDUCATIONAL SUPPORT*
http://www.ocwconsortium.org/
http://www.ocwconsortium.org/en/courses/ocwsites
http://ocw.tufts.edu -Tuft University
http://ocw.upm.es -Univesidad Politechnica, Madrid
http://www.open.edu/openlearn/
http://ocw.usu.edu/ -Utah State University
http://open.umich.edu/ -University of Michigan
http://ocw.nd.edu/ -Nore Dame University

*ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS*
www.ehow.com
www.whatis.com
www.howstuffwork.com
www.webopedia.com
www.plagtracker.com
www.answers.com


*SEARCH SITES*
■ About.com (www.about.com)
■ AllTheWeb (www.alltheweb.com)
■ AltaVista (www.altavista.com)
■ Ask Jeeves! (www.askjeeves.com)
■ Excite (www.excite.com)
■ HotBot (www.hotbot.com)
■ LookSmart (www.looksmart.com)
■ Lycos (www.lycos.com)
■ Open Directory (www.dmoz.org)
■ Google (www.google.com)
■ Mamma (www.mamma.com)
■ Webcrawler (www.webcrawler.com)
■ Aol (www.aol.com)
■ Dogpile (www.dogpile.com)
■ 10pht (www.10pht.com)


*SEARCHING FOR PEOPLE*
■ AnyWho (www.anywho.com)
■ InfoSpace (www.infospace.com)
■ Switchboard (www.switchboard.com)
■ WhitePages.com (www.whitepages.com)
■ WhoWhere (www.whowhere.lycos.com)

*SEARCHING FOR THE LATEST NEWS*
■ ABC News (www.abcnews.com)
■ CBS News (www.cbsnews.com)
■ CNN (www.cnn.com)
■ Fox News (www.foxnews.com)
■ MSNBC (www.msnbc.com)
■ New York Times (www.nytimes.com)
■ USA Today (www.usatoday.com)

*SEARCHING FOR SPORTS HEADLINES AND SCORES*
■ CBS SportsLine (www.sportsline.com)
■ CNN/Sports Illustrated (sportsillustrated.cnn.com)
■ ESPN.com (espn.go.com)
■ FOXSports (foxsports.lycos.com)
■ NBC Sports (www.nbcsports.com)
■ The Sporting News (www.sportingnews.com)

*SEARCHING FOR MEDICAL INFORMATION*
■ healthAtoZ.com (www.healthatoz.com)
■ kidsDoctor (www.kidsdoctor.com)
■ MedExplorer (www.medexplorer.com)
■ MedicineNet (www.medicinenet.com)
■ National Library of Medicine
(www.nlm.nih.gov)
■ Planet Wellness (www.planetwellness.com)
■ WebMD Health (my.webmd.com)

*JOURNALS*
http://www.indexcopernicus.com Multidisciplinary
http://www.ajol.info/ - African Journal Online
www.africanjournalseries.com -
www.devconsortservices.com.ng
www.doaj.org - directory of open access journal
www.sabinet.co.za - South African Journals.
www.oajse.com - Open Access Journal Search Engine
http://www.lub.lu.se/en.html - Lund University
http://www.dovepress.com/ - Free Scientific & Medical Materials
http://www.copernicus.org/ - Access & Publication

ACADEMIC SEARCH/WEB RESEARCH TOOLS/REFERENCE MANAGERS
http://academic.research.microsoft.com - Multidisciplinary
http://www.scirus.com
www.scholar.google.com
http://dbis.uni-trier.de/DBL-Browser/ - Digital Bibliography Library Browser
http://academic.live.com - Live Search Academic
http://www.science.gov/ - USA government for Science
http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/index - Computing & Information Sciences
http://www.mendeley.com/ - academic social network/collaboration
http://www.worldcat.org/ - Multidisciplinary
http://libserver.cedefop.europa.eu - Voc & Tech Education
http://inspirehep.net/ - Stanford physics information retrieval system
hsystemv  www.ssrn.com/ - Social Science Research Network

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