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Going Beyond Google And Wikipedia
Finding Quality Information In Databases, E-Libraries And In The Hidden Web.

Part 2 : Better finds in better places.

Christina Nord and John Royce

The sites
The sources
The slides (download a .pdf file - 1 slide to a page)
The handout (download a .pdf file - 6 slides to a page)

The sites



Citeseer : Scientific Literature Digital Library and Search Engine

Ebrary : Knowledge Unbound



          Advanced Placement
          MAS Ultra School edition

ERIC : World's largest digital library of education literature.

Gale General One File Student Resources in Context

Google Books

Google News

Highwire Press

Information bridge : DOE Scientific and Technical Information

Internet Archive : Digital Library of Free Books, Movies, Music & Wayback Machine



New Zealand Digital Library


Newspaper Index



Project Gutenberg : free ebooks online download for iPad, Kindle, Nook, Android, iPhone, iPod Touch, Sony Reader

Project Runeberg : Archive of free ebooks of classic Nordic (Scandinavian) literature.

          Proquest Research Library

Psychology Archive


Yahoo directory / News_and_Media / Newspapers /



Donald Rumsfeld soundbite archive. BBC, 2008. Web.

Medeiros, Norm, “The killer Kindle.” International Digital Library Perspectives 25 (4) 2009, 225-227. Retrieved from, December 2009. DOI: 10.1108/10650750911001806

Moran, Mark. Young Learners Need Librarians, Not Just Google. 22 March 2010. Web.

New Scientist. Cloned human embryos are stem-cell breakthrough. 12 February 2004.

Patrick, Meriel. Fostering effective and appropriate use of online resources: (Or: how do we stop students copying their essays from Wikipedia?). Discourse 8 (1), September 2010, 99-111. Web.

Rowlands, Ian (2008). information behaviour of the researcher of the future: a Ciber briefng paper. London: University College London, Downloadable at downloads/ggexecutive.pdf

Rumsfeldisms. nd. Web.

Sherman, Chris and Gary Price. The invisible web: uncovering information sources search engines can’t see. Medford NJ: CyberAge Books, 2001.

Valenza, Joyce. “What’s not on the web.” Learning and Leading with Technology, Sept. 2001, 7-9, 48.


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