Posts by Category: Reference Resources

ITN Source – Footage That Sets Your Story Apart

December 29, 2014

ITN Source – Footage That Sets Your Story Apart
http://www.itnsource.com/en/

ITN Source provides unparalleled access to footage content from around the world, captured since 1896. Offering an insight into one of the world’s largest historic film collections, ITN Source allows you to discover rare and inspiring footage including historic newsreels, international news and documentaries. From wildlife to celebrities, stock footage to sports, we offer a wide range of content that sets your story apart. This will be added to the tools section of Research Resources Subject Tracer™ Information Blog. This will be added to Entrepreneurial Resources Subject Tracer™. This will be added to Business Intelligence Resources Subject Tracer™. This will be added to Reference Resources Subject Tracer™. This will be added to Journalism Resources Subject Tracer™.

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IBM Watson Services

December 16, 2014

IBM Watson Services
http://www.ibm.com/smarterplanet/us/en/ibmwatson/developercloud/services-catalog.html

The IBM Watson Developer Cloud offers a variety of services for building cognitive apps. Review a service to take your first step into the cognitive era. Services include: a) Concept Expansion – Maps euphemisms or colloquial terms to more commonly understood phrases; b) Language Identification – Identifies the language in which text is written; c) Machine Translation – Globalize on the fly. Translate text from one language to another; d) Message Resonance – Communicate with people with a style and words that suits them; e) Question and Answer – Ditrect responses to user inquiries fueled by primary document sources; f) Relationship Extraction – Intelligently finds relationships between sentence components )nouns, verbs, subjects, objects, etc.); g) User Modeling – Improved understanding of people’s preferences to help engage users on their own terms; and h) Visualization Rendering – Graphical representations of data analysis for easier understanding. This will be added to the tools section of Research Resources Subject Tracer™ Information Blog. This will be added to Reference Resources Subject Tracer™. This will be added to Bot Research Subject Tracer™. This will be added to Artificial Intelligence Resources Subject Tracer™.

 

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ReferenCite : Academic Referencing Resource

December 15, 2014

ReferenCite : Academic Referencing Resource
http://www.cite.auckland.ac.nz/index.php?p=overview

University of Auckland, New Zealand, website with: a) QuickCite (tool with drop-down menus for referencing/citing in MLA, APA, Chicago, and ACS formats); b) Explanations of referencing, why to reference, and when to reference; tutorials; c) Links to style sheets and manuals (Harvard, Chicago, APA, MLA, ACS, University of Aukland, and more); and d) Info on evaluating websites and documenting internet sources. This will be added to the tools section of Research Resources Subject Tracer™ Information Blog. This will be added to Reference Resources Subject Tracer™.

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Linguee – Dictionay and Search Engine for 1,000,000,000 Translations

November 14, 2014

Linguee – Dictionay and Search Engine for 1,000,000,000 Translations
http://www.linguee.com/

Linguee is a unique translation tool combining an editorial dictionary and a search engine with which you can search hundreds of millions of bilingual texts for words and expressions. The Linguee search results are divided into two sections. On the left hand side you see results from our reliable editorial dictionary. This provides you with a quick overview of various translations of your search term. On the right hand side, you see example sentences from other sources to give you an idea of how your search term has been translated in context. Compared to traditional online dictionaries, Linguee contains about 1,000 times more translated texts, which are displayed in full sentences. Linguee shows translations for expressions such as “strong evidence”, “strong relationship” or “strong opinion”, and even for rare expressions or specific technical terms. This will be added to Reference Resources Subject Tracer™. This has been added to the tools section of Research Resources Subject Tracer™ Information Blog.

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Updated> eReference Library Link Dataset Toolkit

November 12, 2014

Updated> eReference Library Link Dataset Toolkit
http://www.eReferenceLibrary.com/

The eReference Library Link Dataset Toolkit has been completely updated, reviewed with ALL links verified and is now a 62 page freely available white paper link compilation for a selected group of reference resources that are available over the Internet. These resources are designed to be your eReference Library and to give you the latest and greatest reference resources available from the Internet. The eReference Library Link Toolkit has been created by Internet guru and expert Marcus P. Zillman who is the Executive Director of the Virtual Private Library and designed specifically for use on iPads, iPhone, Androids, Smart Phones,and netbooks/laptops. Updates to this toolkit are powered by Subject Tracer™ Information Bots (STIB). This has been added to the tools section of Research Resources Subject Tracer™ Information Blog. Additional freely available white papers by Marcus P. Zillman are available by clicking here. [Updated November 12, 2014 .pdf 62 pages 410KB]

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Open Library

November 10, 2014

Open Library
https://openlibrary.org

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog with an attractive facade and a lofty mission. The mission? To build an online catalog with a web page for every book ever published. The best part? You can help. From the homepage, click Sign Up, then create a free Open Library account in two simple steps. From there, add new books, write descriptions, manage lists, and generally enjoy contributing to one of the most exciting library projects on the web. Of course, you don’t need an account to browse the site, with its 20 million records (and counting). Simply click Authors, Subjects, Recently, or Lists to search the site by category, or type a keyword into the general search function. This will be added to Reference Resources Subject Tracer™. [From The Scout Report, Copyright Internet Scout 1994-2014. https://www.scout.wisc.edu]

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Flickr : Internet Archive Book Images Photostream

October 23, 2014

Flickr : Internet Archive Book Images Photostream
https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/with/14784850762/

More than 2,500,000 public domain digitized photos, drawings, and other illustrations from more than 600 million library book pages scanned in by the Internet Archive. Pictures are from books published from 1500 to 1922 (when copyright restrictions kick in). You may view book online to see the illustration in context. This will be added to Reference Resources Subject Tracer™.

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ChemSpider

October 20, 2014

ChemSpider
http://www.chemspider.com/

This astonishingly powerful, award-winning database from The Royal Society of Chemistry provides fast access to over 30 million chemical structures and properties, as well as nearly unlimited links and related information. For a quick introduction, go to the About page and watch the ten-minute introductory video. Then start searching! Simple searches expedite your exploration when you enter the trade name, synonym, or systematic name of the compound you wish to find. Conversely, you can input by Structure, with an innovative Edit Molecule function. Lastly, Advanced searches allow you to combine methods. In addition, the ChemSpider blog boasts frequent entries about the site and the field at large. This will be added to the tools section of Research Resources Subject Tracer™ Information Blog. This will be added to Reference Resources Subject Tracer™. This will be added to Academic and Scholar Search Engines and Sources white paper. This will be added to Student Research Resources Subject Tracer™. From The Scout Report, Copyright Internet Scout 1994-2014. https://www.scout.wisc.edu

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Awareness Watch Talk Show for Saturday October 4, 2014 at 2:00pm EDT – Reference Resources

October 04, 2014

Awareness Watch Talk Show for Saturday October 4, 2014 at 2:00pm EDT – Reference Resources
http://www.BlogTalkRadio.com/AwarenessWatch/

This program will be featuring Reference Resources Subject Tracer™. This Internet Annotated Link Dataset Compilation is dedicated to the latest and most competent resources for references available over the Internet. The following selected reference resources, sites, indexes and alerts offer excellent knowledge and information discovery sources to help you accomplish your reference research and discovery goals! We will also discussing my latest freely available Awareness Watch Newsletter V12N10 October 2014 featuring Directory Resources and my freely available October 2014 Zillman Column highlighting Internet-of-Things (IOT) Resources. You may call in to ask your questions at (718)508-9839. The show is live and thirty minutes in length starting at 2:00pm EST on Saturday, October 4, 2014 and then archived for easy review and access. Listen, Call and Enjoy!!

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WikiWand – Modern Interface That Optimizes WikiPedia Content

September 27, 2014

WikiWand – Modern Interface That Optimizes WikiPedia Content
http://www.wikiwand.com/

Good old Wikipedia with a great new look. Level up your Wikipedia experience with their modern interface. Features include: 1) Easier to Read – A significantly improved Wikipedia reading experience; 2) Easier to Navigate – Find what you are looking for in a snap; 3) Faster Too – Install their extension to load Wikipedia 3 times faster; and 4) Users Love WikiWand Big Time – Rated 5 stars with raving reviews. This has been added to the tools section of Research Resources Subject Tracer™ Information Blog. This will be added to Entrepreneurial Resources Subject Tracer™. This will be added to Reference Resources Subject Tracer™ This will be added to Business Intelligence Resources Subject Tracer™.

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