Useful search engines/archives for research

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    Created this masterlist since most members here are still students and may find this very helpful for a paper or studies. Most of these are Deep Web related, by the way. Feel free to suggest more useful website!


    General

    BASE

    • Bielefeld Academic Search Engine
    CiteULike
    • Service for managing and discovering scholarly references
    Data.gov
    • U.S. Government open data
    Deep Dyve
    • Various academic journals
    • 2-week free trial; Pay-to-search
    DOAJ

    • Directory of Open Access Journals
    HathiTrust
    • Digitalized texted from various libraries around the world
    SSRN
    • Search engine for various research papers
    YOVISTO
    • Academic video search engine


    Art

    FindSounds

    • Sound effects search engine


    Humanities

    Biznar

    • Deep Web business search engine
    Fold3
    • Collections of original military records
    Making of America
    • Digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction
    • Focuses on education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion, and science and technology
    NYPL Digital Collections
    • Search engine for the items digitized from The New York Public Library's collections
    Popurls
    • Various news aggregator
    • Features recent popular texts/pieces in various websites such as various news sites, Reddit, YouTube, Flickr, etc.
    Social Mention

    • Real-time social media search and analysis search engine
    • For an easier way to explain how to works - if you were to type in your username for example, you'll receive results featuring websites where you were mentioned (such as Twitter) recently
    The Labyrinth
    • Resources for Medieval Studies
    Yummyly
    • Recipe search engine
    • Features advanced search for ingredients, diets, tastes, allergies, nutrition, techniques, and time


    Sciences

    CiteSeerX

    • Search engine focused on literature in computer and information science
    MedNar
    • Deep Web medical search engine
    PubMed
    • Search engine for biomedical literature
    Scitation

    • Search engine focused on influential news, comment, analysis and research in the Physical Sciences
    TechXtra
    • Engineering/mathematics/computing-focused search engine
    • Features articles, news, job announcements, reports, etc.
    USDA PLANTS
    • Datebase for various plants
    World Wide Science
    • Real-time multilingual+translating science literature search engine
     
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