Education is an essential thing of human to gain knowledge and achieve success in any field of Interest. To attain these goals, books and study materials plays an important role, but due to limited availability of libraries and inventory of books, these high-quality content could not reach to every student.
But every problem has a solution if you are willing to fight aginst it, as we are walking on the path of Digital India why to stick on printed materials. Yeah, Internet can act as a new guide for you, it is full of study material, ebooks, virtual libraries, Research Papers, etc. only for you, simply go and Grab it.
We have made a list of certain websites which can be helpful for a student, Here is the list:
NOTE: It is a combined list of Indian and foreign sites, as the foreign platform is full of rich content we have to include that also.
Top Search Engines for Students
Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites. Google Scholar helps you find relevant work across the world of scholarly research.
This is one of the best search engines for academic papers. Academia.edu is a place to share and follow research. You can use it to search for papers submitted by other scholars or you can share your own papers. Academia.edu is also a community of academic researchers where you can create your profile and follow others who share similar research interests.
Microsoft’s academic search engine offers access to more than 38 million different publications, with features including maps, graphing, trends, and paths that show how authors are connected.
4. iSEEK Education:
iSeek is an excellent targeted search engine, designed especially for students, teachers, administrators, and caregivers. Find authoritative, intelligent, and time-saving resources in a safe, editor-reviewed environment with iSEEK.
With more than 1 billion documents, web pages, books, journals, newspapers, and more, RefSeek offers authoritative resources in just about any subject, without all of the mess of sponsored links and commercial results.
BASE is a voluminous search engine, especially for academic open access web resources. BASE is operated by Bielefeld University Library. As a search engine, BASE facilitates effective and targeted searches and retrieves high quality, academically relevant results.The sources which are included in BASE are intellectually selected and reviewed.
The Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) is one of the oldest websites where you can find authentic educational resources. The website is among most trusted platform to get the information.
The given academic search engines are among great search engines. They provide relevant queries to the users in academic research.
It is a database of the best and most useful links and resources available on the internet. They had build a useful list of digital libraries, e-book sites and databases.
in should be added this list. Unlike other research databases, Scopus reveals those papers that cited the paper for which you searched, just like Google Scholar. Searching citations forward in time can be very helpful for finding state-of-the-art research, as opposed to leaving it to you to laboriously crawl backward in the references graph.
JURN is another wonderful search engine to use to search for millions of free academic articles, chapters, and theses across multiple disciplines ( Arts, History, Humanities, Business, Economics, Ecology, Science and more). JURN is also a directory of over 3000 free arts and humanities journals that you can easily search from one single platform.
HighBeam Research is a premium information service built for students, instructors, researchers, professionals, and others looking to gain deep knowledge on subjects of interest. HighBeam provides access to thousands of credible, professional, published sources.
Springer.com is a platform where researchers can access millions of research documents from books, book series, journals, protocols as well as reference works. Here you can browse papers by categories like architecture & design, food science & nutrition, philosophy, education & language, social sciences, etc.
Books and Libraries:
List of website which Provide access to books and online Library section:
Find items from 10,000 libraries worldwide, with books, DVDs, CDs, and articles up for grabs. You can even find your closest library with WorldCat’s tools.
Digital Library of India has currently 550,603 books in Portable Document Format (PDF) format. This project is funded by the Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY), The Ministry of Communication and Information Technology (MCIT), Govt. of India.
3. Academic Info:
It is an in-depth directory of the best and most useful links and resources within a specific subject area. In most cases, they list both printed reference works and electronic resources.
INFOMINE is a virtual library of Internet resources relevant to faculty, students, and research staff at the university level. It contains useful Internet resources such as databases, electronic journals, electronic books,online library card catalogues, articles, directories of researchers, and many other types of information.
5. The Virtual LRC:
The Virtual Learning Resources Center indexes thousands of the best academic information websites,selected by teachers and library professionals worldwide, in order to provide to students and teachers current, valid information for school and university academic projects.
6. Open Library:
Find the world’s classic literature, open e-books, and other excellent open and free resources in the Open Library. You can even contribute to the library with information, corrections to the catalog, and curated lists.
7. Google Books:
Supercharge your research by searching this index of the world’s books. You’ll find millions for free and others you can preview to find out if they’re what you’re looking for.
Find thousands of books to read online and download free eBooks. Discover and read free books by indie authors as well as tonnes of classic books. Browse categories to find your favourite literature genres.
Study Material for Some Indian Universities:
Here is the list of websites where students can find Study Materials for some Local universities:
(NOTE: Click on the Name for source.)
We have tried to include all possible sources at one place, Please comment below if you know any website other than this.
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Hi, This is Ajay Pandey. I am a Blogger, Tech Geek, Crypto-Investor, an Entrepreneur and an Intellectual Person. Technology is my passion and am trying to deliver my knowledge to this field. In Academics, I have Done Engineering and MBA (Marketing).