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Loore: An aggregate social search engine

November 26, 2009 1 comment

Loore is an aggregation of social network profiles that it makes  easy to check which social network a person belongs to. Loore project involved in search of people within social networks and directories.

http://www.loore.com/

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Springer Exemplar

June 23, 2009 1 comment

examplExemplar allows to see how a particular term or phrase is used in peer-reviewed, published literature. Exemplar searches over 1,900 journals from Springer’s collection to find authentic examples of how a word or phrase is used in published literature. Comprehensive coverage includes both current and archival content in all major subject areas including the life sciences, medicine, engineering, mathematics, computer science, business, and law, contributed by some of the world’s leading academics in these fields. Exemplar is continuously updated with new content as it is published.

Exemplar is for:

  • Authors who want suggestions on how to express themselves or want to confirm how a particular word or phrase is used in published literature.
  • Teachers who are looking for authentic phrases and sentences for teaching and testing.
  • Editors and reviewers who want to confirm whether or not a particular turn of phrase is justified by usage.

For more information visit: http://www.springerexemplar.com/index.aspx

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Get free eBook

February 3, 2009 3 comments

1.      Scribd.com

Today, Scribd is the place where you publish, discover and discuss original writings and documents. More than 50 million people each month are finding or sharing fun, functional or fantastical writings and documents on Scribd.com and tens of thousands of other websites that have embedded Scribd’s document reader.

Scribd provides a creative and useful new platform for readers, authors, publishers and anyone else seeking to express themselves, share ideas and exchange information.

Scribd is also an excellent resource for free document templates.

http://www.scribd.com/

2.      Project Gutenberg

Project Gutenberg has the largest collection of public domain books. These are the books that out of copyright and available for anyone to use for any purpose. Lots of books from the world’s greatest fiction authors such as Dickens, Joyce, Shakespeare, Mark Twain, Anton Chekov and Edgar Allan Poe fall into this category. There are over 27,000 free books in the Project Gutenberg Online Book Catalog. A grand total of over 100,000 titles are available at Project Gutenberg Partners, Affiliates and Resources.

http://www.gutenberg.org/

3.      BOOKBOON.COM

Bookboon.com is an online publisher of free books. You can download the books for free and without providing any personal details. The books are provided in PDF so that you can print the books and/or read them offline.

http://bookboon.com/

4.       Free Tech Ebooks

These sites are mainly for tech books, covering everything from computer science, engineering and mathematics to programming and web development.

4.1   Freecomputerboos.com

Freecomputerbooks.com consists of a huge collection of Free online Computer, Programming, Mathematics, Engineering, and Technical Books, Lecture Notes and Tutorials. It is very well categorized by topics, with 12 top level categories, and over 150 sub-categories. It has both pattern and keywords search engines for you to find the titles quickly. The keywors search engine is powered by Google.

www.freecomputerbooks.com

4.2    FreeTechBooks.com

This site lists free online computer science, engineering and programming books, textbooks and lecture notes, all of which are legally and freely available over the Internet.
Throughout this site, other terms are used to refer to a book, such as ebook, text, document, monogram or notes.


www.freetechbooks.com

4.3      OnlineComputerBooks.com

 

OnlineComputerBooks.com contains details about free computer books, free ebooks, free online books and sample chapters related to Information Technology, Computer Science, Internet, Business, Marketing, Maths, Physics and Science which are provided by publishers or authors on their websites legally and free of charge.


www.onlinecomputerbooks.com

5.         Ebooks For Your iPod, PDA, Smartphone, Blackberry etc.

 

5.1 Books in my phon

Format and package books so that can read them on a java enabled phone. Book reader program is integrated within each downloadable book.

Features of the BooksInMyPhone book reader program include:

  • Adjustable font size settings – make the letters bigger or smaller according to your personal preference.
  • Night-vision mode – makes it easy to read in a dark room.
  • Chapter navigation navigate the book by chapter.
  • Pause & Auto-resume function – automatically pauses and resumes to accommodate incoming calls.
  • Auto-bookmark – you never have to remember where you’re up to in the book.

www.booksinmyphone.com

5.2 Feedbooks

Feedbooks is a universal e-reading platform compatible with all mobile devices where you can download thousands of free e-books, publish and share your own content, and create customized newspapers from RSS feeds and widgets.

www.feedbooks.com

5.3 MANY BOOKS.NET

Browse through the most popular titles, recommendations, or recent reviews from our visitors. Perhaps you’ll find something interesting in the special collections. There are 22,906 eBooks available here and they’re all free.

www.manybooks.net

5.4 Project Gutenberg

Project Gutenberg, the first producer of free electronic books (ebooks) provide ebooks for mobile ipod, etc.

www.gutenberg.org


6. Ebook Search Engines

Ebook search engines are search engine for ebooks in pdf file.

www.pdfgeni.com

www.pdf-search-engine.com

www.data-sheet.net

 

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Dataopedia:A Metasearch Engine for Web Site Data.

January 10, 2009 1 comment

datapediaDataopedia hits all of the high points for Web metrics. Searching for a particular URL with rankings from Google Page Rank, Alexa, Compete, and Quantcast, four of the primary sources check on a regular basis. It also provides  information, one of those most basic resources that always contains nugget of interesting information.

 

Dataopedia launched in December 2008, dataopedia.com is a web service that provides the most comprehensive information about websites available on the Internet.

Gathering together data from more than 50 sources, dataopedia.com is an aggregation web service that lets its users find out all the valuable facts about any website, such as traffic, online buzz, contact information, popularity in social bookmarking services…in short, all the essential facts about every website you can come across on the internet.

dataopedia.com has been conceived as the one-stop-resource for finding website facts, and the service can be accessed via the website, the mobile site, embeddable widgets for your website, and browser add-ons. Whatever suits you best and feels more comfortable to use.

More information visit: http://dataopedia.com/

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OPEN JOURNAL SYSTEMS (OJS)

October 29, 2008 Leave a comment

Open Journal Systems (OJS) is a journal management and publishing system that has been developed by the Public Knowledge Project through its federally funded efforts to expand and improve access to research.

OJS Features

  1. OJS is installed locally and locally controlled.
  2. Editors configure requirements, sections, review process, etc.
  3. Online submission and management of all content.
  4. Subscription module with delayed open access options.
  5. Comprehensive indexing of content part of global system.
  6. Reading Tools for content, based on field and editors’ choice.
  7. Email notification and commenting ability for readers.
  8. Complete context-sensitive online Help support.

OJS assists with every stage of the refereed publishing process, from submissions through to online publication and indexing. Through its management systems, its finely grained indexing of research, and the context it provides for research, OJS seeks to improve both the scholarly and public quality of referred research.

OJS is open source software made freely available to journals worldwide for the purpose of making open access publishing a viable option for more journals, as open access can increase a journal’s readership as well as its contribution to the public good on a global scale.

OJS Journal List:

This is not a comprehensive list of the over 1400 titles using OJS (as of March 2008) in ten languages, but includes those who have indicated an interest in being listed, and is intended to illustrate the diversity of journals using system.

·         Redalyc. Red de revistas científicas de América Latina y el Caribe, España y Portugal.

See Public Knowledge Project < http://pkp.sfu.ca/ojs-journals&gt;

Career in Library & Information Science in India

August 21, 2008 Leave a comment

Career in Library and information Science role in our life and the choice of a career is one of the most critical decisions of our lives. It shapes our future and determines our lifestyle. Due to multiplicity of choices, selecting a career is not an easy decision today. It is estimated that every year lakhs of educated job seekers pass out from schools and colleges. Due to inadequate knowledge and unrealistic professional aspirations, a large percentage of them seek traditional careers such as civil services, engineering, medicine, education defense services etc., where there are limited options. And there are hundreds of alternative career options for those who are made aware of their aptitudes and strengths, and provided the appropriate information.

career-in-lis.pdf

Author: Dr. Anil Singh

http://www.employmentnews.gov.in/career_details-career-in-library-and-information-science-197-in.html

 

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BOSS(Bharat Operating System Solutions)

March 15, 2008 Leave a comment

 BOSS(Bharat Operating System Solutions) is a GNU/Linux distribution developed by C-DAC, Chennai for enhancing the use of Free/Open Source Software in the country. Made specifically for the Indian environment , it consists of a pleasing Desktop environment coupled with Indian language support and other packages that are most relevant for use in the government domain. Subsequent versions will support the educational domain as well.

BOSS (Bharat Operating System Solutions) is a GNU/Linux distribution developed by  C-DAC (Centre for Development of Advanced Computing) for enhancing the use of Free/ Open Source Software throughout India. BOSS Linux – a key deliverable of NRCFOSS is an Indian GNU/Linux distribution & currently localized to Tamil / Hindi. Targeting Indian user it is designed as a user-friendly Desktop environment coupled with Indian language support and other packages that are highly relevant for use in the government domain.Subsequent version will support the educational domain as well. The ultimate goal is to localize into all 22 official Indian regional languages. So this benefits non-english speakers to reach technology that bridge digital divide in India.

The BOSS Linux project has given rise to an Indian distribution of GNU/Linux targeted at the government and first-time user. In spite of the constraints on human resources, the team was able to build this Linux distribution in a relatively short time. As BOSS Linux is localized and uses the Indian languages, it should result in getting more local people exposed to ICT and the Internet thereby helping to bridge the digital divide. The project is ongoing and the next release of the software is currently being worked on. Further the repository for BOSS Linux will make it easier to build customized distros based on it as well as by application developers.

http://bosslinux.in