Questions tagged [databases]

A database is a systematized collection of data that can be accessed immediately and manipulated by a data-processing system for a specific purpose.

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How can I anonymously store supplemental research data that I submit with papers?

I'm writing a contribution for a double-blind submission system. Since I would like to supply more data than I could show on a small number of pages, I'm looking for a way to reference supplemental ...
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Do all versions of an arXiv paper appear in Google Scholar?

I know that new arXiv papers usually appear in Google Scholar within a few days or weeks. My question is: if someone submits a replacement of his/her arXiv paper, does the new version of the paper ...
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Is it possible to get a list of everyone who graduated from a college in a given year/field?

I am interested in doing a project on graduate life-paths and need to be able to see the cohort a student graduated in in a given subject? i.e. can I say I want a list of all the people who graduated ...
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Hugely important database replete with errors

I am about to finish my PhD in bioinformatics. I am trying not to give out too many details, so I won't be very specific. In the field I am working in, there are two extremely important databases ...
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How to get free programmatic access to citations counts for a given paper?

What databases allow free, programmatic access to cited-by counts for papers? Google Scholar doesn't have an API, and they block crawling attempts. SCOPUS only seems to allows you to retrieve a ...
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Is there a master list of journals? [closed]

I'm looking for a repository of journal data. More specifically, a listing of every known journal name and various attributes such as ISSN, rankings, peer review, etc. I know Cabell's offers this ...
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Automatically, and freely, download PDFs for a set of references [duplicate]

In EndNote, I know there's an option to automatically download PDF files for the references you have in your library. Is there any way to do the same thing in some kind of non-commercial software, ...
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Are there any open access databases of all (or close enough) academic papers ever published? (not full-text)

Was wondering if there were any reasonably exhaustive open databases listing academic papers, with just the preliminary info, namely Title, authors, journal, etc. with or without abstract. I'm not ...
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Global database of study programmes?

I'm interested in finding all undergraduate/graduate study programmes on the topic of "Sustainable Consumption". Is there a global database across all universities and teaching institutions that ...