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What to do if I can't find the book of this chapter I found so I can cite it?

So I've found a .pdf file that is apparently a chapter of a book and I can't see any information about the book whatsoever aside from its title and the number of the chapter. I've tried entering a ...
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Why are you required to pay or have a university relation to access most research journals? [duplicate]

High school student here... I came here to ask this question since it seems geared more towards academia and I normally spend my time on Math.SE. Anyway... I have a huge passion for math, I read ...
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Is there a difference between simplification and spoon feeding in education?

I had been researching about what students dislike about studying, and found out two contradictory piece of reasons: students cannot understand the concepts taught to them by the teachers; they hate ...
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Master's Thesis - using wikipedia contents in application

I'm writing a mobile application which will be part of my master's thesis. In my application I'm using contents from the wikipedia (small fragments of articles and pictures) to present my solution on ...
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Online Access of Journals [closed]

Recently I got myself enrolled in a PhD programme. I want to know whether there is any website where one can get registered and get access to various different sites for journals like Jstor, Science ...
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How to cite a complex web-based resource?

I want to cite the IUPAC Compendium of of Chemical Terminology - Gold Book in ACS reference style (American Chemical Society). This resource is not just a web page and the ACS reference guide doesn't ...
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Need help distinguishing between a primary and secondary source

I am trying to figure out if the following article is a primary or secondary source. http://genome.cshlp.org/content/20/5/547.full.pdf I'm leaning towards secondary but here are my cases for both. ...
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Sources of academic salary information?

What are some useful sources for investigating common salary ranges for academics? This would be especially useful if it can be broken down by region, school type, position, and/ or institution. ...
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Message board for finding private grants

I am a PhD student studying in the US and I am interested in finding research-grants relevant to the research area to which I have recently switched to, viz. computational geometry problems in ...
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how can I use email as a reference [duplicate]

I have a question about references. I was reading a paper and I emailed the author asked him about something if it is already known or not. Let make it as example, I asked about basic property say $...
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How to put website links in “Used literature” slide of the presentation?

I'm preparing a presentation for my class. Last slide should be the list of resources I've used for the material, e.g. Sherwani N., Algorithms for VLSI Physical Design Automation, Kluwer Academic ...
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How to reference Source Code

I'm writing a paper on a technique which I have implemented in open source software. I'd like to reference the location of the open source software and the code I implemented for the technique so as ...
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Uploading supplementary material to figshare. How to refer to it before making it visible to the public?

My problem is the following: We want to upload supplementary material for bookchapters I'm editing. We have decided to use figshare.com for this. One advantage is that they supply all material with a ...
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Is it possible to use Reddit as a source?

For a writing assignment, I'm doing some research on my topic (CalgaryNEXT). Most sites I've seen report generally the same ideas and the same stats. Then I found this post of someone who attended a ...
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Is there a “scientific” online source for famous direct qoutes?

I'm searching for an online source that is considered "scientific" to look up some well-known quotes such as "There's no such thing as a free lunch." (Milton Friedman). I may want to use kind of an ...
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Publishing a novel idea without experiments and results

I wrote a technical paper on a novel idea related to internet technologies. However, I don't have resources to conduct large scale experiment. Also, the numerical results cannot be consider as well. ...
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A way to search for journals that are in a similar area to a given journal

Does anyone know a website or application that can be used to search for similar journals to a given journal? There are many ways to search for journals based on keywords from your title or abstract, ...
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Using MHRA, do I need to cite a translator when referencing an online text?

My apologies in advance if this question is misplaced here. Using a reference like this (for online resourses) Heraclitus, 'Fragments Of Heraclitus - Wikisource, The Free Online Library', En....
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Does McGraw Hill Connect improve student learning outcomes?

I am debating if I should adopt the McGraw-Hill Connect system for my course next semester. On one hand, I am worried about the students' backslash because of the cost. On the other hand, after the ...
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How to avoid getting lost in referring multiple reference texts at the same time?

I am a 2nd year PhD student working on a project which involves control systems and power systems. For the next stage of my work, I have to learn about a control systems technique which I am not ...
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Are there software libraries or registries like ASCL.net for other fields in the physical sciences, Physics in particular?

The question Roadmap and possible pitfalls for a first-time software author to publish a paper on a Python package? explains the road I've started on. I just noticed that Skyfield, a software package ...
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What can I do with multi-subfigure figures on ResearchGate.net

As many of us are aware, ResearchGate.net is a popular site on which researchers showcase their publications. In addition to the PDF for a published work, the site interface allows you to upload PDFs ...
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Finding an internship - resources for a middle school student?

I am interested in the fields of mathematics, physics, and computer science (broad, I know) but if I had the ideal internship it would be in a quantum computing lab. Really, though, I'm looking for ...
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How to look for thesis of Massachusetts Institute of Technology?

On my book there is the following reference: Buckles, R. G., 1966, Analysis of gas exchange in a membrane oxygenator, Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge I tried to find it ...
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Where to find the most valid databases about the ranking of countries in research and scientific production? [closed]

Where to find the rankings of countries in research and scientific production? For example, how can I find out the ranking of a particular country in the number of scholarly essays? What are the most ...
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What resources are available for clarifying academic and scientific terminology? [closed]

I have found that wikipedia is not a coherent, exhaustive, or detailed reference. I would like to find a similar resource that explains academic/scientific terms and methodologies clearly, briefly, ...
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Do Academics use networking websites such as LinkedIn, ResearchGate, Academia.edu? [closed]

If they do use networking websites what is the typical use case (e.g., stay in touch with other academics, prospective students, find out what is the latest research development in their field) If ...

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