Using WEB 2.0 tools for research
What web 2.0 tools are available to support research projects? Add to this list.
When Wikipedia Won't Cut It: 25 Online Sources for Reliable, Researched Facts. Although Wikipedia is a great place to find information, it's subject to incomplete citations, biased views, and inaccuracies. And when you absolutely have to have undisputable facts, that's just not good enough. Fortunately, there are plenty of alternatives out there that can deliver with high quality accuracy, and Jessica Hupp has listed 25 of the best here.
iResearch-Reporter is a search engine that gets content from a variety of news sources, as well as from other material around the web. It mashes the snippets together, along with links to source material, to give you quick and easy scanning. (Open Sources Blog)
This is a very cool Web search and summarization tool. It is a search engine and compiler that analyzes search results and combines them into unified narratives. After blending results, the narratives are displayed under he adings which appear as needed. Common headings would be: General Info, Key Topics, In Depth, Possibly Useful, Selected Sources. You might not want to tell high school kids about iResearch Reporter as it combines information from resources in a way that might easily be used to fulfill assignments! Plus, it provides the references. (Infoscope Newsletter)
i-Ligher - a virtual highlighter for use on the web.
Web based survey tool.
Survey and polling tools for creating interactive and feedback elements for courses, websites and research projects, using online forms, polls or surveys.
(Re)search tools for (web) searching and researching.