Sites and Software to aid in conducting research
Personal Sites and Apps that i used when conducting academic research. Such as researching papers, books, citations, survey forms or data analysis.
With thousands of customers in over 40 countries, there's a good chance that someone you know already uses us. Free: Only 10 Questions and 10 Responses. SurveyMonkey is flexible and scalable enough to meet the needs of a wide range of people: whether youre managing HR for a multi-national organization, or youre simply trying to gather feedback for your blog.
It is really quick and easy to design a professional looking, professional acting survey questionnaire. It's equally quick to give you the results.It's easy to get your data and it's easy to analyze results. SurveyMonkey gives you a powerful tool to learn what customers (and employees) want from you - and does it in about 80% less time.
Google Forms, part of Google Drive , is a tool that allows collecting information from users via a personalized survey or quiz. The information is then collected and automatically connected to a spreadsheet with the same name. The spreadsheet is populated with the survey and quiz responses.
Collect RSVPs, run a survey, or quickly create a team roster with a simple online form. Then check out the results, neatly organized in a spreadsheet.
With Microsoft Forms, you can create surveys, quizzes, and polls, and easily see results as they come in. When you create a quiz or form, you can invite others to respond to it using any web browser, even on mobile devices. As results are submitted, you can use built-in analytics to evaluate responses. Form data, such as quiz results, can be easily exported to Excel for additional analysis or grading.
Microsoft Forms is not a replacement for Microsoft InfoPath.
Paperity (www.paperity.org) is the first multidisciplinary aggregator of Open Access journals and papers. Stay on top of recent discoveries and never hit a paywall. Have an Open Access to Science anytime and any place.
Paperity: -Gives readers easy and unconstrained access to thousands of journals from hundreds of fields at one place. -Helps authors reach their target audience, share & spread discoveries more effectively and maximize research impact. -Raises exposure of journals, boosts their readership and encourages new manuscript submissions.
Stay updated with all the open science research, articles, and papers on your phone. Download the free iOS app (https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/paperity/id1331531819?mt=8) or Android app (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.paperity).
Let’s make sure scientific research and data is easily accessible to both amateur or professional scientists.
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ScienceDirect is the world's leading source for scientific, technical, and medical research. Explore journals, books and articles. It provides subscription-based access to a large database of scientific and medical research. It hosts over 12 million pieces of content from 3,500 academic journals and 34,000 e-books (as at December 2016).
The journals are grouped into four main sections: Physical Sciences and Engineering, Life Sciences, Health Sciences, and Social Sciences and Humanities. Article abstracts are freely available, but access to their full texts (in PDF and, for newer publications, also HTML) generally require a subscription or pay-per-view purchase.
Mendeley helps manage and share academic knowledge: Mendeley Desktop is free academic software (Windows, Mac, Linux) for organizing and sharing research papers and generating bibliographies with 1GB of free online storage to automatically back up and synchronize your library across desktop, web and mobile. Mendeley Web is a free research network which lets you manage research papers online, discover trends and connect to like-minded academics. Mendeley tracks usage data on over 40 million research papers in real-time, thus creating a network of people using and sharing millions of scholarly articles - helping to shift research into the 21st century world of collaboration and openness. Mendeley is engendering a revolution in the way research is conducted and disseminated, changing the face of science.
With Mendeley you can view and annotate PDF files. The PDF exported along with the comments can be readily viewed in Adobe's Reader.
Library Genesis is a search engine for articles and books on various topics, which allows free access to content that is otherwise paywalled or not digitized elsewhere.
ResearchGate was built by scientists, for scientists.
It started when two researchers discovered first-hand that collaborating with a friend or colleague on the other side of the world was no easy task.
Founded in 2008 by physicians Dr. Ijad Madisch and Dr. Sören Hofmayer, and computer scientist Horst Fickenscher, ResearchGate today has more than 6 million members. We strive to help them make progress happen faster.
Our mission is to connect researchers and make it easy for them to share and access scientific output, knowledge, and expertise. On ResearchGate they find what they need to advance their research
Z-Library is one of the largest online libraries in the world that contains over 4,960,000 books and 77,100,000 articles. We aim to make literature accessible to everyone.
Google Scholar is a freely accessible web search engine that indexes the full text of scholarly literature across an array of publishing formats and disciplines. Released in beta in November 2004, the Google Scholar index includes most peer-reviewed online journals of Europe and America's largest scholarly publishers, plus scholarly books other non-peer reviewed journals.
Data Analysis Tool
The IBM SPSS software platform offers advanced statistical analysis, a vast library of machine-learning algorithms, text analysis, open-source extensibility, integration with big data and seamless deployment into applications. Its ease of use; flexibility and scalability make IBM SPSS accessible to users with all skill levels and outfits projects of all sizes and complexity to help you and your organization find new opportunities, improve efficiency and minimize risk.
jamovi is a new free and open "3rd generation" statistical spreadsheet. Designed from the ground up to be easy to use, jamovi is a compelling alternative to costly statistical products such as SPSS and SAS.
JASP is a free and open-source graphical program for statistical analysis supported by the University of Amsterdam. It is designed to be easy to use, and familiar to users of SPSS. It offers standard analysis procedures in both their classical and Bayesian form. JASP generally produces APA style results tables and plots to ease publication. It promotes open science by integration with the Open Science Framework and reproducibility by integrating the analysis settings into the results. The development of JASP is financially supported by several universities and research funds. Main Features:
- Offers both Frequentist (classical) analyses and Bayesian analyses
- Dynamic update of all results
- Spreadsheet layout and an intuitive drag-and-drop interface
- Progressive disclosure for increased understanding
- Annotated output for communicating your results
- Integrated with The Open Science Framework (OSF)
- Support for APA format (copy graphs and tables directly into Word)
- Supports many file formats: .sav, .txt, .csv, .ods, and .jasp
Analyses methods currently available:
- A/B Test (Beta)
- AUDIT (module)
- Bain (module)
- Binomial Test
- Confirmatory Factor Analysis (CFA)
- Contingency Tables (incl. Chi-Squared Test)
- Correlation: Pearson, Spearman, Kendall
- Equivalence T-Tests: Independent, Paired, One-Sample
- Exploratory Factor Analysis (EFA)
- Linear Regression
- Logistic Regression
- Log-Linear Regression
- Machine Learning
- Mediation Analysis
- Mixed Models
- Principal Component Analysis (PCA)
- Repeated Measures ANOVA
- Reliability Analysis
- Structural Equation Modeling (SEM)
- Summary Stats
- T-Tests: Independent, Paired, One-Sample
- Visual Modeling: Linear, Mixed, Generalized Linear
Calibre is a free and open source e-book library management application made by users, for users. Many languages, designed around the concept of the logical book, i.e., a single entry in your library that may correspond to actual e-book files in several formats.
Calibre can sort the books in your library by title, author, date added, date published, size, rating, or series, along with extra metadata such as tags and personal comments. You can easily search your book collection for a particular book, based on any of this information. Calibre can also go onto the internet to find online books based on existing title/author or ISBN information.
In addition, Calibre also: -syncs to your ebook reader -downloads news from the internet and converts it into ebook form -offers a ebook viewer that can display all major ebook formats
Library Management E-book conversion Syncing to e-book reader devices Downloading news from the web and converting it into e-book form Built-in e-book viewer Content server for online access to your book collection E-book editor for the major e-book formats
Powered by the same technology behind Zotero, ZoteroBib lets you seamlessly add items from across the web — using Zotero’s unmatched metadata extraction abilities — and generate bibliographies in more than 9,000 citation styles. There’s no software to install or account to create, and it works on any device, including tablets and phones. Your bibliography is stored right on your device — in your browser’s local storage — unless you create a version to share or load elsewhere, so your data remains entirely under your control.
ZoteroBib is completely free: we don’t bombard you with ads or charge you (or your school) money for full functionality or more advanced citation styles. And since it’s built by the team behind Zotero, and backed by the same open-source community, you can count on the same expertise and attention to detail that people rely on when they write dissertations and scholarly papers using Zotero.
To add an item to your bibliography, simply find it online in another tab and paste the URL into the ZoteroBib search box. You can also paste or type in an ISBN, DOI, PubMed ID, or arXiv ID, or you can search by title. ZoteroBib will fetch bibliographic info for the item and add it to your bibliography. ZoteroBib can import high-quality data from journal articles, books, newspaper and magazine articles, blog posts, webpages, and more. If it doesn’t find what you’re looking for or the data is incomplete, the manual editor allows you to enter data by hand.
As you write, you can quickly copy citations with page numbers to the clipboard for pasting into your document:
Copy Citation dialog with a page number entered
When you’re done, a single click copies a formatted bibliography to the clipboard for pasting into your word processor, or you can generate a bibliography in HTML to add to a webpage. And of course, if you find you need a bit more power, you can easily save your data to Zotero or export it for loading into any other reference manager.
Zotero is a free, easy-to-use tool to help you collect, organize, share research and cite your research sources directly in your favourite word processor, with 300 MB free online storage.
Zotero helps you organize your research any way you want. You can sort items into collections and tag them with keywords. Or create saved searches that automatically fill with relevant materials as you work.
Zotero instantly creates references and bibliographies for any text editor, and directly inside Word, LibreOffice, and Google Docs. With support for over 100,000 citation styles, you can format your work to match any style guide or publication.
Zotero can optionally synchronize your data across devices, keeping your notes, files, and bibliographic records seamlessly up to date. If you decide to sync, you can also always access your research from any web browser.
Zotero lets you co-write a paper with a colleague, distribute course materials to students, or build a collaborative bibliography. You can share a Zotero library with as many people you like, at no cost.