Links to digital theses/dissertations available in Australia, Canada, many European nations, Hong Kong, Taiwan & the USA
The first stage of an ambitious & generous plan to make all Massachusetts Institute of Technology course materials available on the Internet, for free download. Materials for 500 courses have been accessible since the end of September 2003. Materials are in English, but a number are also available in Spanish & Portuguese. Presented in HTML. However courses may include Adobe Acrobat PDF files, Java Applets, Shockwave, Real Player, Java, and MATLAB files (software for all of these may be downloaded from the site's Technical Requirements page). This so far unique gift is made possible by MIT with support from the William and Flora Hewlett & Andrew W. Mellon Foundations.
World Development Sources (WDS) is a web based text search and retrieval system which contains a collection of over 6,000 World Bank reports most of which are scanned and are available in imaged format, which you can access via a web browser and search through a multi-field search engine. These include Project appraisal reports, Economic and Sector Works, Evaluation reports, studies and working papers.
Internet Archive is a non-profit digital library offering free universal access to books, movies & music, as well as 273 billion archived web pages.
Pakistan Research Repository is a project of the Higher Education Commission to promote the international visibility of research originating out of institutes of higher education in Pakistan. The aim of this service is to maintain a digital archive of all PhD theses produced indigenously to promote the intellectual output of Pakistani institutions. It provides a free, single-entry access point to view the manuscript of research executed, and distribute this information as widely as possible.
The repository which is currently being populated with content has already made the full-text of PhD theses available in high-quality digitized format, whilst a further theses are in process of digitization. Higher Education Commission has introduced a systematic mechanism for the collection and digitization of all the theses produced so far in Pakistan.
The World Digital Library provides free access to manuscripts, rare books, maps, photographs, and other important cultural documents from all countries and ...
It is a digital collection of freely accessible rare books collected from various libraries in India. DLI project started in early 2000 with the vision to archive all the significant literary, artistic and scientific works of mankind and to preserve digitally and make them available freely for every one over Internet for education, study, appreciation and for future generations.
Digital Library of India has currently 550,603 books with 191,677,823 pages (191.657 Million approx.) in Portable Document Format (PDF). This project is funded by the Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY), The Ministry of Communication and Information Technology (MCIT), Govt. of India.
Project Gutenberg is the original free digital library of books no longer in copyright. So you'll find a great many classic literary texts here. The full Gutenberg collection now exceeds 5,000 books. The whole collection represents a monumental effort in unpaid, unselfish, labour since 1971.
It provides one search for texts, videos, sound, and images from many European museums, archives, and libraries. It does not include collections outside of Europe, commercial projects, or Web sites put up by individuals or by other types of institutions such as university departments other than libraries and museums.
A revolutionary new institutional learning, writing, research, and publishing solution for current and future generations of scholars.
APA Style CENTRAL has been developed for academic institutions by the American Psychological Association, the creator of and authority on APA Style, and features full integration of the APA's best-selling and widely adopted Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association.
Reference management software, citation management software or personal bibliographic management software is software for scholars and authors to use for recording and utilising bibliographic citations (references). Once a citation has been recorded, it can be used time and again in generating bibliographies, such as lists of references in scholarly books, articles and essays. The development of reference management packages has been driven by the rapid expansion of scientific literature.
These software packages normally consist of a database in which full bibliographic references can be entered, plus a system for generating selective lists of articles in the different formats required by publishers and scholarly journals. Modern reference management packages can usually be integrated with word processors so that a reference listin the appropriate format is produced automatically as an article is written, reducing the risk that a cited source is not included in the reference list. They will also have a facility for importing the details of publications from bibliographic databases.
EndNote is a tool that facilitates you in making citation references while preparing your research papers, writing theses etc. It also gives you facility to choose any out of many international professionally recognized citation styles like APA etc.
The best feature I would like to share is its ability to handle our bibliographic data. You can download data from many famous and most used online scholarly databases in EndNote based databases. After downloading data you can edit that data according to your needs, you can add pictures and hyperlinks to your bibliographic records.
Optionally you can also enter your bibliographic data in EndNote's database manually no matter it is a citation from a book, newspaper, or a journal EndNote gives you flexibility to do all that with an ease.There are many more feature out there and waiting you to explore them.
Many teachers and trainers are beginning to use the web on a regular basis and are looking for guidance and organizational strategies for what appears to be a chaotic and certainly a ubiquitous environment. They find that simply accessing personal web pages does not provide a useful scheme for finding information to perform higher level operations such as research. They are also finding out that traditional methods of searching for information do not apply in the distributed resource environment of the world wide web. Educators and Trainers need unique searching strategies for efficiently and effectively finding information in this dynamic environment.
Journal Citation Reports (JCR) is a unique multidisciplinary journal evaluation tool. Journal Citation Reports on the Web is the only journal evaluation resource that provides statistical information based on citation data. By compiling cited references, JCR helps to measure research influence and impact at the journal level, and shows the relationships between citing and cited journals. It presents quantifiable statistical data that provides a systematic, objective way to determine the relative importance of journals within their subject categories.