How to Effectively Use the Internet for Academic Research
Many reliable websites can be found on the internet. Especially government and educational websites. You can identify them by their domain names such as .edu or .gov. But how can you conduct research effectively using them?
You can subscribe to RSS feed, Really Simple Syndication allows you to subscribe to get immediate updates on certain websites when a new article is posted. It will notify you of a particular topic you subscribed to.
Forums and Group where members share information is an excellent way to collect data on your research. Many websites offer Platform where you can join and create a group of members with the same interest.
If you are looking for a certain topic and their related keywords, let say cats. You may also want to use kitten or pets as an alternative. Using synonyms or using alternative words for your presentation will help you write school homework or projects.
The Internet should not be ignored when doing school research. Following these few tips will help you gather the information you need.
Here are some example of articles and other scholarly content:
Resource Discovery Network http://www.rdn.ac.uk/
Google Scholar http://scholar.google.com/
MSN Live Academic http://academic.live.com/
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