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

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Which software/website is used to make diagrams like these? These look really good and this seems to be the most popular style I see in publications [closed]

I see this style of diagrams in most good IEEE conference papers/journals and wish to know which software is used for these? They seem to be able to lighten parts of diagram, use multiple colours etc.
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Copyright permissions vs fair use to include an image from Amazon

Hopefully, this isn't too off-topic or repetitive. I'm writing my dissertation, and I am finishing up the last chapter discussing some of the experiments I did. In that chapter, I discuss a pump I ...
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Can the terms Alpha/Beta release be applied to an online course?

Alpha and Beta releases are stages in software release life cycle. Could these terms be used to denote the stages of ripeness of an online course? The background for this question is that I have ...
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Can I take questions from an academic textbook and publish them on my "question bank" website?

I have many books and worksheets for JEE (Joint Entrance Examination) in India. I want to make a website that will serve as a question bank for students. I want to take questions from these books and ...
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How to get recognition (e.g. in Google Scholar) from all the citations to my website

If you search my website (https://example.com) at Google Scholar, you get 400+ results. There are dozens of papers that mention my website because it shows valuable and concise data about thousands of ...
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Who should I talk to to request removing wrong information about me from website of my former PhD adviser?

I was a PhD candidate from September 2016 until May 2021 in an university in the US. After that I dropped my PhD studies and switched to master's degree and graduated this August. Now, it's a couple ...
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How do I cite the authors of a web page that is maintained by Google and other contributors (APA style)?

I have to cite a web page in my thesis and I am unsure how to do it. Unfortunately, I could not find anything helpful for my specific problem. The website is maintained by Google, but Google also ...
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Is viXra a good site for e-prints [duplicate]

ViXra.org is a host site for e-prints similar to Arxiv.org. I wonder if ViXra is a good place for posting e-prints and how well it is known to the scientific communities.
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Which domain should I choose for my personal website? [closed]

I have decided to create an academic personal website, but I am unsure whether I should choose a .com or a .org domain. I have read that .com is mainly used by commercial organizations, whereas .org ...
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Will my creating and hosting a popular online educational website improve my odds of admission to grad school?

I created a website 2 years ago; it's a non profit educational website, it's mostly like udemy but a tiny version. It's all free because where I come from they're really a low income community so I ...
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Cautions while writing non-specialist/lay versions of scientific articles

I would like to write engaging summaries/discussions of research papers in my field for non-specialists. These summaries/discussions would be posted on my personal website. The original article, ...
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Can a professor force students to pay a subscription fee for a different site in order to take classes?

I have a friend whose has a professor who is forcing students to sign up for a website (that requires them to pay a monthly subscription fee) where they will be posting lectures, notes, assignments, ...
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Is following an online tutorial plagiarism?

This might be a silly question, I'm doing a primary education uni degree and my subject study is computing. For our assignment, we have to create a basic website from scratch using HTML. I'm ...
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What's the point of "CV available on request"?

A certain fraction of personal websites of researchers has a hint along the lines of "CV available on request." I always found that a bit odd. Are there any situations where a researcher ...
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Archival of deceased academics' websites

The sad news of Vaughan Jones have reminded me of a question I've been wanting to ask for a while. A significant part of knowledge is stored on personal websites of scientists: preprints, lecture ...
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Is there a site where I can look for potential collaborators on an academic project that I'm pursuing all by myself? [closed]

I'm working on an academic project, and after getting a few results by myself, I'm a bit stuck. Currently, I'm not affiliated to any university or company, and also since I switched from my PhD topic ...
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Database of top researchers by keyword [closed]

I am looking for a database/web-service that allows me to find the top researchers (e.g., by number of citations) in a specific field (e.g., by keywords such as nutrigenomics). I once used it but for ...
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Visualizing the list of all active academics for a given topic

For a long time I have been interested in visualizing the network of all active academics of a certain discipline worldwide (e.g. computer science, mathematics, or by a set of keywords). I imagine a ...
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Untrue negative comments on RateMyProfessor website

I pay close attention to how my rating scores/comments are like on the RateMyProfessor website. Very rarely I reported inappropriate comments (which violated site guidelines) for removals, and the ...
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Are there any (online) communities for independent researchers?

Perhaps a bit of background on myself is useful in this case. I've obtained a bachelor's and master's degree in pure mathematics and applied mathematics, respectively. Although I would like to do a ...
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Tips and good practices for creating a personal web-page [closed]

First, apologies if this question has been asked before. I could not find any reference. I am a math PhD student, about to finish my studies and start searching for a post-doc position. In ...
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Lab vs personal brand

I’m moving to a new university and setting up a lab. Unlike some US universities, the consensus is not to use your surname as the name of the lab but have a descriptive name (e.g., “this area” Lab). ...
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Citing and referencing same technology website about what one is writing, is it acceptable?

I've to write about security issues with Microsoft Azure Cloud Services, and I find the most relevant information are on Azure website, not in any journals. Can I cite specific web-pages when I'm ...
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Web service to subdivide projects among students [closed]

For a course I teach, I would like to assign projects to students, so that each student chooses a different project among a list of alternatives. It seems to me that one of the simplest ways to ...
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What are good methods for clarifying student uncertainty? [closed]

A primary task of professors is communication with their students. Communicating typically involves lecturing, clarifying uncertainties, and receiving feedback. Lecturing happens at fixed times, but ...
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How important is it to have a personal website, when applying for a PhD?

I have read several questions regarding the importance of a personal website when applying to Posdocs and other academic jobs. However, I have found little stating the importance of it when applying ...
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Separating your publications into journals vs. conference/workshop [closed]

It seems typical in some fields (e.g. engineering) for researchers to classify their publications on their websites and CVs into two groups: journal vs. conference/workshop. This appears to be because ...
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Are lay articles good enough to be the main source of information for PhD research?

Doing PhD in new field that does not have enough resources in it. Most of the information I find are articles written in websites such as medium.com. I really feel awkward citing a website article, ...
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Citing multiple parts of one website APA

I'm writing a small research paper (University of Applied Sciences, Bachelor level) where I cite and reference some information from a company's website. I currently have the specific pages of the ...
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Is it unusual for a math department not to have a mail/web server?

I'm a PhD student in a math department at a research university in the US. When I started the program I was given an account on the department server with a website and a nice department email address....
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Create a website for adding supplementary material of a journal paper

I just got the reviews for the paper I submitted to IEEE TCSVT and one of the reviewers asked me to provide them with some supplementary results. I am planning the create a website for them so they ...
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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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What's the purpose of writing one's academic biography in the third person?

I see some academics – both professors and grad students – write their biography on their university webpages in the third person, and it sounds really weird. What's the purpose of writing about ...
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Using university's resources that are online

A lot of the time when looking for information about a topic online I come across another university's resources that are publicly available. Some have a full listing of all the resources available ...
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Properly citing an image from a website

I'm using an image from https://fermi.gsfc.nasa.gov/science/eteu/agn/ on the Unified Model of AGNs, and I've captioned it The AGN unified model, showing the BLR and NLR, as well as different types ...
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Is it legal to discuss exercise problems and solutions for a textbook?

Is it legal for a website to create an entry for a particular book, and add all the exercise problems (not the question completely but just the question number) and create a reddit kind of discussion ...
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Is it proper etiquette to keep religious content on official course page?

Is the course site property of the university or the person engaging it such as a teacher, teaching assistant etc.,? Is it proper etiquette to add religious contents such as quotes from religious ...
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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 ...