Research Information

Karen Blakeman on March 26th, 2013

At last! I’ve managed to convert my article on “Free search tools for research information”  into a Kindle version ( It took me four attempts to get it right (and I hope it is indeed OK). The Amazon instructions are here, there and everywhere. Amazon’s general guide on producing a Kindle version is OK, but […]

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Karen Blakeman on February 27th, 2013

This week I was in Canterbury leading a workshop and discussion on Google and Google Scholar for finding research information. Although the emphasis was on Google we also covered other specialist tools designed to search for scientific and research information. We also had an interesting discussion on h-index, other citation indices and services such as […]

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Karen Blakeman on February 5th, 2013

There are three new articles available in the subscribers area of Search Strategies: Searching for research information: Institutional Repositories HTML article and PDF Mendeley as a search tool for research papers. Available as an HTML article and PDF Scirus. Available as an HTML article and PDF Annual individual subscription rates are £48/year (£40 + £8 VAT). Multi-user and corporate rates are available on request. […]

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