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Here are some news on tools that may help you in your academic research.

Science Browser Search
Deep Web Technologies has written a blog post about new science search portals that you can add to your browsers search bar.

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Now along with Google and Wikipedia you can harness the power of multiple science search portals. The blog links to search plug-ins for the following resources:


  • World Wide Science Alliance

  • Science.gov

  • ScienceResearch.com

  • Mednar

  • E-Print Network

  • Scitopia.org

  • Scirus

Public Speaking Tutorials
The National Science Foundation funded these instructional videos "to improve the oral communication skills of undergraduate mathematics and related STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) students."

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The videos are broken up into three main areas


  1. Preparation

  2. Delivery

  3. Visual Aids


The first video illustrates a public speaking error and the second video shows a more polished product.

EndNote X3
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For EndNote users out there, Thomson Scientific recently announced that EndNote X3 will be released soon. If you want to see what's changing you can view this informational video.

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