My Personal Research Resource Stash

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My Personal Research Resource Stash

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Research Resource Stash power of research

This is my personal research resource stash. They are my favorite places to do blog post research. Quickly find core data on the blog topic you intend to write about. Also, many of these resources offer offbeat information you can use to attract reader interest. You normally won’t find treasure troves of information if you rely exclusively on Google Search.

Do you have favorites of your own? Please email me and I’ll add them to this list.

 

Cluster Search – My All-Time Favorite
Find all the good stuff in one place.
http://www.iseek.com

Yippy – Another Cluster search engine
Formerly Clusty. Now powered by IBM Watson, so it is very good.
http://yippy.com

Creative Combinations – Wild and wonderful results
This search engine will trigger your creativity.
http://bananaslug.com

Peekier – Information boxes
Pops up search result pages for a quick view. Interesting.
https://peekier.com/

Voice of the Shuttle
A wide range of topics in directory format.
http://vos.ucsb.edu/

Mainly EU Search Results
Has European news, social, video, images, and shopping results.
https://www.qwant.com/

Medical Topics

PubMed 
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed

Medline
https://medlineplus.gov/

Make Use Of
https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/research-health-issues/

Old Newspaper Searches
https://elephind.com/

Google Scholar
Includes Academic Journals and Legal Case law
https://scholar.google.com/

Microsoft Academic
Nature, science, medicine, space and may other topics. Very good.
https://academic.microsoft.com/

The History Engine
Information-rich.
http://historyengine.richmond.edu

A Green Alternative
Looks like Google but they plant trees when you search.
https://www.ecosia.org

No Longer Updated, Links Are Still Useful

StudyFinds
Directory of many old articles on many topics
Not updated after January 2016
https://www.studyfinds.org/

National Security Archives – University, not government
Limited – Not updated since 2017
https://nsarchive2.gwu.edu//search.html

Magazine Portal
Directory of magazine articles
Not updated since 2017, but many good links here
http://www.magportal.com

Directory of Open Access Journals 
You must pay to read most journals, but this site offers free journals. It is of limited value for most people but worth a look.
https://doaj.org/


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