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Questions tagged [website]

Questions relating to websites. A website is a location connected to the Internet that maintains one or more web pages.

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Website for scheduling and submitting homework [closed]

I'm looking for a website where I could publish homework at a scheduled time to a group of students and also allow them to submit their answers through it. The homework is a single PDF file, and the ...
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Putting research papers online

I am doing research on a topic related to an authentication technique. For my own convenience (and for the others), I'm doing all my research and putting everything on a webpage which I'll host on my ...
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Website allowing one to look up mathematicians, publications, and number of references for each paper

I have been to such a website about a year ago when deciding which PhD program/advisor I wanted. I can't remember the name of the website! You could search someone's name and university etc. and it ...
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What are reasons to update your website and CV frequently, when not on the job market?

When I was looking for jobs, my website and Curriculum Vita (CV) were more or less updated in real-time, since I needed to make sure recruiting committees were aware of my latest work. Since landing a ...
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Importance of professional website to search committees

I am hitting the academic job market this fall and was advised to have a professional website, but I am completely lost in putting this advice into action. I now am sitting here thinking about making ...
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Can I copy text from a scientific paper onto my website without directly referencing?

I am writing a text for a website where I'm going to sell nootropics. I was wondering if it is illegal/fraudulent to copy the text directly from the scientific papers onto my website without directly ...
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How to efficiently (and aesthetically) display an evolving publications list on your webpage?

I'm building a personal website where I'd like to list my publications. Perhaps one of the most efficient ways to do that would be to use or build something that pulls data from an online bib file, ...
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Differences between SSRN, arXiv, academia.edu, NBER working papers, et al [closed]

Posting papers on depositories for working papers may lead to higher visibility than posting on a personal website. The depositories send out updates about new papers and people browse uploaded papers....
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Where do academics obtain HTML website templates with no attribution? [closed]

I have noticed that most .edu domains have a very "academic" looking simple HTML websites (Do academics look down on well-designed academic websites?) for professors and departments. My graduate ...
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Examples of when to use “Accessed” in citation and references

I once found an example of "Accessed" from or date accessed in citation and references in the current 6th edition of the APA publication manual. Would somebody please give me a proper example of how ...
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Is participating in professional forums good or bad for my career?

I enjoy being a part of several different academic and social groups online that are of interest to my field. As a Ph.D. student, I am now wondering if I should distance myself from online forums ...
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Where does one draw the line to determine what is ethical to share and what isn't?

I am starting to design my personal website and I would like to devote part of the site to sharing knowledge in the fields of Mathematics and Computer Science. My main concern is determining what is ...
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How significant is a good personal website to advance standing in the academic world? [duplicate]

I happen to be close to a professor at my college that has the highest citations of all professors there. However, his website looks like its from the 1990's. I have some knowledge and motivation to ...
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What are the criteria for effective academic journal websites? [closed]

I'm looking for information on the criteria that could be employed in the development of a social sciences (including economics) academic journal open access website. What visible (front-end) ...
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How to cite a Linkedin Profile in IEEE format?

The IEEE standard specifies said format for all website citations: World Wide Web Author(s). “Title.” Internet: complete URL, date updated [date accessed]. M. Duncan. “Engineering Concepts ...
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Google Scholar stopped indexing PDFs on GitHub/GitLab Pages [closed]

I self-archive my papers on a personal homepage hosted using GitHub Pages (sulir.github.io). Some time after the page was published, I had my papers properly indexed and displayed in Google Scholar. ...
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How to cite a website/manual where the authors are (mostly) unknown?

For my thesis, I need to cite some pieces of software documentation. The website in question is the documentation of Kubernetes. I'm fine with using @misc entries in my bibtex file, but obviously I ...
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How to know which Italian degrees require passing an entry test (with limited seats) [closed]

I want to study computer science for my bachelor's degree in Italy (Informatica L-31). In Italy, each university can decide to admit only a predefined number of students for each degree, subject to ...
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Is it advisable to put your CV, research statement, teaching statement on your website?

I'm a postdoc in computer science applying for tenure-track faculty positions. I look at the websites of people who are in similar positions to mine and about half of them include a link to the ...
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What are some typical reasons for a professor to not list their publications on their school website [closed]

I know of a full professor who doesn't list any of his publications on his website. He just gives name, title, email address and phone number. Nothing more, literally. When I search for his work ...
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How to correct the missing citation counts/citing References in the adsabs.harvard?

How could we correct the missing citation counts and the missing citing References in the adsabs.harvard? For example, I find that other resources such as https://inspirehep.net/ that have much ...
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Rules for Citations on a Website [closed]

I recently had a school project that required us to make a website to compliment our group project. The website was to give a short overview of the project and give links to the final report where ...
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How do some researchers have such beautiful figures in publications, while their homepages look simple?

I am pretty sure that some of the professors who publish in Nature, Cell or Science have some collaboration with professional designers. The thing is that I have never seen it mentioned in their work....
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Is it a breach of privacy to list the names of past interns and supervised students on your academic website?

I've seen many personal web pages of (US/UK/EU) academics that have a list of all the PhD, MSc/BSc or internship students they've supervised before. Is this allowed or does it break privacy of the ...
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Is it a good idea to dedicate a page to thank people on a personal website?

I wondered if it is a good idea to dedicate a whole page on a personal website to thank some people who have been useful/important through an academic career. It would be something similar to what we ...
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How can I annotate a web article?

More generally, what "workflow" do people suggest when dealing with web articles in research? I used to always save useful articles as PDFs to my Documents folder, and maybe copy and paste useful ...
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Is computeroxy trustworthy? [closed]

I am wondering if computeroxy can be considered a "safe" website. I have received two emails from them in the past in my institutional email address without subscribing (one of them was a very long ...
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How do you promote your papers in Mendeley?

A colleague of mine says mendeley is a good place for promoting published papers to be read by peers. However, as I tried, it is a private library for a person or a group of people. Am I missing ...
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Where should I host a (simple) personal academic webpage?

I've finally decided to stop putting off creating an academic webpage for myself... both for the purposes of a job search and more generally to communicate what I'm about research-wise. But - where ...
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How to get a new personal academic webpage to show up in searches

I recently create a new google sites-powered webpage for my academic page (after seeing discussions at this question and others). However, being a brand new page, it won't come up at all if you ...
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Is it legal to use Sci-Hub in Germany?

I used to use this website to get the research papers that are not freely available online. So, passing the right name of any research work for this Russian website will derive the paper directly to ...
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How to cite a site from the dark web?

For my masters degree in computer science, I'm currently working on a paper on ransomware. Goal of this paper is to focus on academic writing and citing sources correctly. Trustworthiness/Quality of ...
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Does it matter where my academic website is hosted, for issues of intellectual property?

Say I am a British academic, who happens to have a blog, where I comment on my research and other people's research. Naturally, I do not want to infringe copyrights on any type, including intellectual ...
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Should I list the journals/conferences that I have reviewed for in my personal website?

I have been thinking about this question for a while now. I could see some advice in a.SE1 and a.SE2 that answers for the inclusion of such activities in a CV. However, is it a good idea to list such ...
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Would it be possible to publish a journal paper about data-visualization website?

I am graduated with a bachelor’s degree in computer science. I want to know whether is that possible to publish a paper about my final-year project? The final-year project was about a website which ...
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How to reference a picture from a website in a report?

Let's say that I have taken this picture in this webpage https://www.nde-ed.org/EducationResources/CommunityCollege/Ultrasonics/js_apps/transducerBeamSpread/ If I did change some things in that ...
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Criticizing other people's figures on my webpage

A few months ago I started collecting papers that contain figures I think convey information in a very efficient manner (i.e., figures that I think are very well illustrated and that should serve as ...
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Does a ResearchGate profile count as a “personal website” for green OA purposes?

According to SHERPA/RoMEO, many journals permit post-review preprints to be uploaded immediately to an author's "personal website", but apply an embargo period to "open access repositories" (example). ...
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How to Establish a Community-Scope Means of Sharing Code/Knowledge Across Labs?

In my field there has been a growing interest in establishing a means of sharing resources (i.e. software and technical knowledge) across labs. Currently, these resources are shared ad hoc, and as ...
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Is having a personal blog that addresses controversial political topics possibly damaging to an academic career? [duplicate]

I am a Ph.D student, and I've been considering for some time starting my own blog as a hobby, to write mostly on philosophical/political topics that interest me; these are definitely not related to my ...
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How to cite USGS website refereing Landsat accuracy?

I want to cite the official Geometric accuracy of the Landsat imagery, published by USGS on their website http://landsat.usgs.gov/geometry.php. The citation is suggested for a scientific journal. I ...
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infinite/sustainable hosting of a web-interface to a research database

I am a postdoc in the humanities and I am drafting a funding application for a project envisaging the development of a research database. The project will last no more than 2-3 years and as a postdoc ...
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Reusing material from paper on website

I have been working extensively on a project for which I have written a couple of papers which still haven't been submitted for publication. I am also preparing a website where I want these materials ...
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When do I need permission from website owners before data mining their pages for research?

I want to use data mining to analyze some websites to understand the impact of the internet on health awareness and health concerns of people in my country. I hope to publish the results in a journal. ...
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Why does NIH study section website robot.txt disallow search? [closed]

NIH posts their study section members who review grants online (e.g. Aging Systems and Geriatrics Study Section (ASG)'s roster is provided here). I was trying to search the study sections to find ...
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How important is it for your website to have a unique domain when applying for academic jobs?

I am a PhD mathematics student in the United States, and I plan to apply for jobs at liberal arts institutions over the upcoming months. I currently have a personal website on Weebly.com, which is a ...
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Bulk Download PDFs from Google Scholar [closed]

I would like to download ~100 scholarly articles from Google Scholar. I have institutional access, so Google Scholar presents the available PDF. Is there a way to automate the downloading of the PDF ...
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List supervised students on website?

As a phd student I am wondering whether or not to list supervised students on personal website (I am tending to a "yes"). Would you only list masters/bachelor student or also other student projects? ...
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How to present (key) publications on personal website?

I am a phd student in a STEM field and currently setting up a personal website. The website is intended to be simple and will basically contain contact details, research interests, a list of ...
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Mentioning non-academic pre-PhD work on one’s website?

Does mentioning non-academic pre-PhD work on one’s website help or hurt one on the academic job market? I’m a graduate student in political science approaching the end of my PhD and preparing to go ...