Marcus P. Zillman has compiled a best practices bibliography of sites and reliable sources focused on the hot topic of statistics and big data. These sources are representative of multiple publishers, national and global – government, academia, NGOs, and industry, many of which leverage open source and collaborative applications.
Marcus P. Zillman’s guide is focused on current web sites, blogs and database sources targeted to researchers whose goal is the discovery and effective use of specific, reliable resources to track the New Economy. These sources assume added importance with the expansion in U.S. government transparency, the rise in prominence of “big data” and the public release by agencies, NGOs, public interest groups and media, of diverse databases of analytics, reports, statistical releases, and customized charts.
This guide by Marcus P. Zillman is focused on the latest and most competent resources for knowledge discovery available through the Internet from a wide range of open source authors and sponsors. These sites are sustained by academics, publishers, professional organizations, corporations, governments and NGOs. With the constant addition of new and pertinent information to the Web, a critical key is to find and leverage the relevant and reliable knowledge discovery resources and sites both in the visible and invisible World Wide Web. The selected knowledge discovery resources and sites compiled by Marcus provide a wealth of knowledge and information discovery sources to facilitate your research goals.
Marcus P. Zillman is a an internet search expert whose extensive knowledge of how to leverage the “invisible” or “deep” web is exemplified in this guide. The Deep Web covers somewhere in the vicinity of 1 trillion pages of information located through the world wide web in various files and formats. Current search engines are able to locate around 200 billion pages. Marcus identifies sources to mitigate the odds on behalf of serious searchers.
Marcus P. Zillman’s guide includes links to: articles, papers, forums, audios and videos, cross database articles, search services and search tools, peer to peer, file sharing, grid/matrix search engines, presentations, resources on deep web research, semantic web research, and bot research resources and sites.
Marcus P. Zillman’s annotated guide focuses on a wide range of current, reliable resources for knowledge discovery that are available on the Internet, and includes hundreds of recommendations.
Deep Web Research Research 2006
By Marcus P. Zillman
Marcus P. Zillman, M.S., A.M.H.A., is Executive Director of the Virtual Private Library and Founder/Creator of BotSpot®. He is the author of nine different Internet MiniGuides 2006, Internet Sources Manual and eCurrent Awareness Resources 2006 Report. His Subject Tracer™ Information Blogs (45 and constantly growing) are freely available from the Virtual Private Library, which include the latest resources on Deep Web Research and Bot Research. His current white papers on searching and researching the Internet are located at WhitePapers.us. His personal blog dedicated to knowledge discovery, knowledge harvesting, information retrieval and Internet current awareness is available at Zillman.us. His monthly free newsletter is titled AwarenessWatch™ and his monthly Internet Zillman Column has been archived since 1996.
Barbara Fullerton and Sabrina I. Pacifici‘s recommendations focus on subject area and issue-centric sites to facilitate obtaining search results that are better targeted to the scope of your requests. Whether you are looking for government data, blogs, RSS feeds, video, podcasts, news or scientific papers, this guide will serve you well.
Deep Web Research
By Marcus P. Zillman
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