Two free fact sheets, Google Search Tips and Top Search Tips, have been updated. They are both available as HTML and PDFs.
A new article is available in the subscribers area of Search Strategies. “Free Search Tools for Finding Research Information” is a 42 page PDF covering five things you need to know about Google, advanced searching in Google, alternative web search tools, institutional repositories and specialist tools. If you do not wish to purchase an annual subscription for the whole of Search Strategies this article is available for £5.99. (See http://www.rba.co.uk/search/ResearchInformationTools.shtml for further details).
Sections of the article are also available separately to subscribers in HTML and PDF format:
Advanced search commands for finding research information HTML article and PDF (7 pages)
(Created 17th February 2013)
Google Scholar HTML article and PDF (7 pages)
(Created 11th February 2013)
Institutional repositories HTML article and PDF (2 pages). (Created 23rd January 2013)
Mendeley as a search tool for research papers. HTML article and PDF (Created January 9th, 2013)
Microsoft Academic Search HTML article and PDF (5 pages) (Created February 12th, 2013)
Science Search Tools HTML article and PDF (9 pages) (Created February 13th 2013)
Scirus HTML article and PDF (Created January 10th, 2013)
Details on how to purchase and order a subscription are available on the Search Strategies purchase page.