Research Essentials

Perspectives on an academic environment: a collaborative blog by Gill Clough & Rebecca Ferguson

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Entries from June 2007

RSS Feeds

June 29th, 2007 · No Comments

A few months back, I spent some time at http://zetoc.mimas.ac.uk/rssjnllist.html setting up RSS feeds for all the journals I receive Zetoc alerts for. A good feed contains a list of all the articles in the current issue . You can click to get authors, and then drill down to more information. Looking at my Netvibes page where […]

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Tags: Research Tools

Blogging paper

June 22nd, 2007 · 1 Comment

Link to our blogging paper http://kn.open.ac.uk/document.cfm?docid=9992

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Tags: Blogging

Social bookmarking

June 20th, 2007 · 1 Comment

Just started using social bookmarking del.icio.us in order to store all my geocaching bookmarks. They’ve been starting to clog up my google bookmarks (accessible no matter what computer I’m on – yippee) so I needed a way of collating them such that I could access them on any computer. Using tags, I started putting them […]

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Tags: by Gill · Social Networking

Google Scholar

June 18th, 2007 · 1 Comment

I’ve always been a bit dubious about Google Scholar – it seems to have so many links that take you nowhere without a lot of work.Now I’ve found that you can change your preferences to give it a ‘Save to Endnote link’. So, for example, I just searched for Rupert Wegerif’s 1998 article, ‘The social […]

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Tags: Google Scholar