Category Archives: research

Citation Indices

Major databases to look for citations include: Web of Science (Thomson Reuters) SCOPUS Google Scholar The ResearchID website is also a good way to collect author citations. SCImago journal & country rank is another database that can be reviewed. The … Continue reading

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Statistics Texts

Alan T., a fantastic statistics lecturer from Macquarie University, kindly recommended to outstanding statistics texts to me: “Statistical methods for psychology” by David C. Howell, and “Applied multivariate statistics for the social sciences” by James P. Stevens. Both of these … Continue reading

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Research databases

Today the presenter at a research seminarĀ  explained the difference between research databases offered by theĀ  Macquarie University library. Publisher databases like Informaworld, Science Direct, Sage and Informit were preferred over secondary databases due to their speed and reliability. As … Continue reading

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Professor Piet Kommers – a great deal of valuable work

Professor Piet Kommers has done a great deal of work in the area of technology based learning. His wesite can be found at http://users.edte.utwente.nl/kommers/

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ARROW Discovery Service

An important resource for any researcher is the ARROW Discovery Service has hundreds of thousands of Australian research outputs, including theses; preprints; postprints; journal articles; book chapters; music recordings and pictures. The ARROW Discovery Service searches simultaneously across the contents … Continue reading

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First Post – Link to my thesis

This is my first post! I just received news that a permanent link to my thesis “Designing for Interactive and Collaborative Learning in a Web-conferencing Environment” has just become available at: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/26888 It is nice to be out there. If … Continue reading

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