Student Research Resources on the Internet 2016

Student Research Resources on the Internet is a comprehensive listing of research resources and sources on the Internet for the student. These resources and sources will help you to discover the many pathways available through the Internet to find the latest research resources and sites for the student.

Resources: Student Research Resources Toolkit:

100 Little Ways You Can Dramatically Improve Your Writing

1000 Free Online Courses from Top Universities

26 Sentence Stems For Higher-Level Conversation In The Classroom

5 Strategies for Organizing Notes for Comprehensive Exams

50 Brain Facts Every Educator Should Know

6 scientific tips to improve your writing (University of Florida)

Academic and Scholar Search Engines and Sources

Academic Research and Writing: Inquiry and Argument in College

Academic Software

Accounting, Business Studies and Economics Dictionary

Advanced Online Scientific Calculator

Advanced Technological Education Television

AffordABook – Search for College Textbooks

American Society of Civil Engineers: Teaching Resources

AMSER – Applied Math and Science Education Repository

Anki – Friendly Intelligent Flash Cards Making Remembering Easy

Annenberg Classroom

Annenberg Lesson Plans

Annotary – Highlight Web Pages and Share Your Notes

ApplyMate – Keep Track of your Job and School Applications

AuthorGEN – eLearning Software, Services and Authoring Tools for Efficient Communications

Back To School Resources

Bartleby – Great Books Online

BibMe – Fully Automatic and Free Bibliography Maker

Big6 – Information Skills for Student Achievement – Textbook Centric Price Comparison Site

Biographical Dictionary

Biteslide – Engaging Platform for Presenting School Projects

Blendspace by TES – Create Digital Lessons

Bookboon – Download Free Student and Travel Books

Bookrags – Book Summaries and Study Guides for Students

Bookstep – Get Your Textbooks

Boosting Student Success by Embracing Learning Variation

Building Background Knowledge for Academic Achievement: Research on What Works in Schools — by Robert J. Marzano (barnes and noble book) – Compare Prices on New and Used College Textbooks

Centre for Excellence in Learning and Teaching

Centre – Free Student Information System

CERN Education

Chegg – Cheap Textbook Rentals, Search for Used Textbooks and Rent College Textbooks

Chegg Tutors – Improve Your Grades and Connect With a Top Tutor Online

Citelighter – Your Own Personal Academic Research Tool

CiteThisForMe – The Harvard Referencing Generator




Clipart ETC

Cogito – Connecting Youth Thinkers Around the World

CollegePlus – Higher Education Customized

College Scorecard

Competency-Based Education Network – A National Consortium for Designing, Developing and Scaling New Models for Student Learning

Computing Research Repository (CoRR)

ConnectED Initiative

Cornell University Digital Literacy Resource

CourseFork – Collaborate On Educational Content

CourseSmart – eTextbooks and Digital Course Materials

Coursolve – Connecting Course Projects and Needs

Creaza – Integrated Web-Based ToolBox for Creative Work

Crossword Puzzle Maker

Curriki – Free Learning Resources for the World

Deep Web Research and Resources

Digital Humanities Tools

Digital Public Library of America

Data science is a pipeline between academic disciplines (Drew Conway on how data science intersects with research and the social sciences.)

Directory Resources – Shop for Textbooks

Don’t divide teaching and research

Earth Science Literacy Maps

EasyBib – Free Bibliography Maker

E-Books Directory

eBrary Library Center

EDINA – Reference and Multimedia

EdRef – Free College Search Directory

EDSITEment – The Best of the Humanities On the Web

Education and Academic Resources

EdX – Transformational Partnership of MIT and Harvard for Open Source Online Education

eFinancialBot – Your Global Financial Search Engine

eHealthcareBot Search Engine

Einstein Archives Online

eMarketingBot Search Engine

eNotes – Comprehensive Online Educational Resources by Experts

ERCA – Educational Research Center of America

Erik Max Francis Research Resources

Facebook Has Transformed My Students’ Writing—for the Better

FedMoney – Guide to All U. S. Government Grants and Loans Benefiting Students

Financial Calculators

Financial Sources

Finding Experts by Using the Internet

Finding People

Five Ways of Looking At a Thesis by Erik Simpson

Flash Card Machine – Create, Study and Share Online Flash Cards

FreePint BlogDigital Repositories in UK universities and colleges by Neil Jacobs

FunnelBrain – Answers, Questions and Flashcards

Genamics JournalSeek

Ghostscript, Ghostview and GSview

Glean – Finding the Best Educational Videos for Students

GLORIAD Global Ring Network for Advanced Applications Development

Good Practices for University Open-access Policies

Google Tips and Tricks Every Student Should Know

Gooru – Education Is a Human Right – Simple Class Management for Teachers

GradShare – Ask Questions, Get Answers, Get Expert Advice from Graduate School Community – owned by ProQuest

Hacking Knowledge: 77 Ways to Learn Faster, Deeper, and Better

Highly Cited Researchers

Historical Research – Primary Resources on the Web – Internet Training and Technology for Students

Holistic Learning eBook

HomeWork Elephant – Homework Help At Your Fingertips

How do I deal with the vast number of research papers on a topic? (for non-academics)

How Students Use Technology [INFOGRAPHIC]

How To Study – A Brief Guide

How We Design Game-Like Learning at Quest

iAnnotate PDF

Institute of Play Resources for Educators

Interactive Biology – Making Biology Fun

International Journal of Students’ Research (IJSR)



Justia – Law & Legal Information for Lawyers, Students, Business and the Public

K-12 Resources for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Education

KidBibs Homework Help

KnightCite – Online Citation Generator

Learn Everything From A Single Space

Learn How To Become

Learning Management Systems (LMS)

Learning Skills

Lesson Corner – Online Resources for Teachers

Lesson Paths – Making Learning Online Free and Accessible To the Entire World

Life Science Teaching Resource Community (LifeSciTRC)

LLRX Student Research Library

Matterhorn – Open Source Lecture Capture & Video Management for Education

Martindale Calculators

Memrise – Learn Vocabulary, Languages, History, Science, Triva and Just About Anything Else

Mendeley – Free Reference Manager and Academic Social Network

Mindset List from Beloit College

MIT OpenCourseWare

MyEdu – Get Smart About College

MyHomeWork App – The Best Way To Keep Your School Life Organized

Myndbook Maps – Free Form Note Taking

National Science Digital Library (NSDL)

National Student Clearinghouse Research Center

NoteUtopia – Study Community for Students

NSDL Science Literacy Maps

OATs – Open Access Textbooks

OCW Bookshelf – MIT OpenCourseWare Textbook Information

OER (Open Educational Resources) Commons

OneClass – Access To 170,000 Notes, Study Packs and Exam Videos

Online College Database – Find Online College and Universities Near You

Online Research Tools

Open Access Textbooks Project

Open Course Library State of Washington

Open Culture – The Best Free Cultural and Educational Media On the Web – Worldwide Open Access Research Output

Open Educational Resources

OpenStudy – Social Learning Network for Students

PackBack – Rent Digital Textbooks for $5 or Less

Pathfinder Science – Science Network for Student and Citizen Science

Peer 2 Peer University (P2PU) – Learning for Everyone, By Everyone, About Most Anything

PickTextBooks – Find the Right Textbook – Free Online Plagiarism Checker and Duplicate Content Finder

Plagiarism Resource Site

Plagium – Plagiarism Tracker and Checker

PlagTracker – Accurate Plagiarism Checking

Plant Database

Problem-Attic – 85,000 of the Best /Questions from NY Regents, State Assessments, Academic Competitions, and More

ProProfs Training Maker – Create Online Courses and Training Easily

Propulsion Research Center

ProQuest Flow is now RefWorks

PSRC: Physical Sciences Resource Center

QuestBase – Assessments Made Easy

Questia – The World’s Largest Online Library of Books

QuizSlides – The Multiple Choice Test Platform

Quiz Students in Classroom (resource for teachers)

Reference from Coast to Coast: Stalking and Finding the Full-Text Article

Reference Resources

Research Beyond Google: 119 Authoritative, Invisible, and Comprehensive Resources

RefSeek – Academic Search Engine for Students and Researchers – Beta

Reith Lectures : BBC Radio 4

ResearchGATE – Professional Network for Scientists

Research Methods Knowledge Base

Research Resources and Research Tools

Research Resources Online Guide

Research Tools – The Library of Congress

Resources for Research from the British Library

Revisy –get smart about learning

Riipen – The Online Platform Connecting Students To Companies

Schoology – Your Digital Classroom

Science360 Knowledge Network

Science and Technology Projects for Student Research

Science Daily

Science, Technology, Engineering and Math: Education for Global Leadership

Science: Video Portal

Scientific American: 60-Second Science

Scitable – A Collaborative Learning Space for Life Sciences

Scrawlar – Scrawlar Meet Scholar

ScriptEd – equip students for access to careers in technology

Sketchlot – Connect, Collaborate and Share

Shmoop – Study Guides for Literature, U.S. History, Poems and Essays


SoapBox – Teach More Effectively

Socrato – Web-based Test Preparation and Assessment Platform

Software for Writing a PhD Thesis Joshua L Mann

SparkNotes: Today’s Most Popular Study Guides

Starter Tips for Internet Research


Students Retain Information in Print-Like Formats Better

Students Subsites

Study Champs – Learn Math, English and Science

Study Guides and Strategies

StudyMinder – Homework Management Tool

SweetSearch – Search Engine for Students

TalkChalk – Where the Classroom Lives Beyond the Bell

TalkMiner – Search Inside Video Lectures and Talks

Teachers Printables

Teacher to Teacher: Critical Thinking in the College Classroom

TeacherTube – Teacher Videos, Lesson Plan Videos and Student Video Lessons

Textbook Revolution

The Atlas of Economic Complexity

The Free Resource – Sharing Educational Resources

The Math Forum @ Drexel

The Next Generation Science Standards

The Plant List

The Roberto Marzano’s 9 Effective Instructional Strategies Infographic

The Why Files – The Science Behind the News

ThinkBinder – Efficient Study Group Environments

Think You Know How To Study? Think Again

Timetable Web – School Timetable, Automatic Generation, Easy, Fast, Fully Online

Top 100 Tools for Learning 2015

Trade Schools Database

TutorHunt – Connecting Private Tutors and Students

Tutorial Resources

U101 – Search Colleges and Universities in the United States and Canada

University Notes – Better Note Taking and Better Class Information

University of Virginia Teaching Resource Center

Use Better Tools to Be a Better Student

Virtual Learning Resources Center

Virtual Private LibraryTM – Subject TracerTM Information Blogs

Visual Dictionary Online

Walnote – Secure Notes Online

Web 2.0 Tools in the 21st Century Classroom

webGURU – Web Guide to Research for Undergraduates

Webgrammar – Resources for Students and Educators

What can you learn about learning from Harvard med students?

When Memorization Gets in the Way of Learning

Where To Do Research

Why Do We Need to Learn This?

Why You Should (Still) Read Books

Wikiversity – Learning Resources, Learning Projects and Research

Wikispaces – Wiki Platform

Wolfram|Alpha for Educators

Wolfram for Education

Wolfram Demonstrations Project


World Bank Blogs – Youth

World Bank Open Knowledge Repository (OKR)

Writing and Presenting Your Thesis or Dissertation Joseph Levine Michigan State University

Writing in College: A Short Guide to College Writing

WWW Virtual Library: International Affairs Resources

Yuzu – Organize, read and annotate your reading

Yovisto – Academic Video Search Engine

ZipGrade app – Optical Grading Machine

Student Research Paper Resources:

4,000+ Research Paper Topic Ideas

A Research Guide for Students

Basic Steps in the Research Process

Citation Machine

Citation Styles Online

Current Awareness Monitors, Alerts and Information Traps – MLA Format Template

Indispensable Writing Resources

kdissert – Mind Mapping Tool

Library Research Guide

Online Research Tools

OWL: Online Writing Lab from Purdue

Research Blogs and the Discussion of Scholarly Information

Research Buddy – Saves References To WebPages in Bibliographical Reference Form

Research Process: Self Assessment

Scientific Reports – The Writing Center

Super Science Fair Projects: Complete Guide to Science Fair Projects, Topics and Experiments

The Seven Steps of the Research Process

University of Washington Subject and Class Guides

Zooniverse – People Powered Research

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