Category: research tools

Web Search Engines versus Bibliographic Databases

by on March 1, 2017 1:17 pm
Please see: Jessica Bates, Paul  Best, Janice  McQuilkin, et. al., “Will Web Search Engines Replace Bibliographic Databases in the Systematic Identification of Research?,”  43(1) Journal of Academic Librarianship 43(1)(January 2017): 8-17 From the abstract: The availability of web search engines offers opportunities in addition to those provided by bibliographic databases for identifying academic literature, but… Read more Web Search Engines versus Bibliographic Databases

Metadata Permeates Our World, Like It Or Not: So Here Is A Recent Primer On It

by on February 1, 2017 12:49 pm
Please see: Understanding Metadata: What Is Metadata and What Is It For? (2017) Also downloadable here.

Google: Actually Not a Bad First Step for Most Research

by on December 3, 2016 1:55 pm
Please see: Should Lawyers Avoid Online Legal Resources Because They’re Free? by Kevin O’Keefe November 30, 2016