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When conducting literature search, do you feel uncertain about a source’s authenticity and credibility? In this article, we focus on identifying ‘scholarly’ sources for…
A series of unplanned events led me to a copy of Charlie Munger’s famous speech titled “The Psychology of Human Misjudgment” and got my brain whirring. In the speech he…
3 Crucial mistakes researchers should avoid while conducting research
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Conducting a literature review is an essential part of getting a manuscript publication-ready. But you may sometimes find that there aren’t too many journal articles in…
Every researcher conducts a literature search to ensure that the topic he or she has chosen to work on has not been published earlier. But what happens if, after…
Inadequate literature review makes an author's research redundant: A case study
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Many journals publish literature reviews as standalone articles. Literature reviews, along with systematic reviews and meta-analyses come under the broad category of…
This post offers a few tips on how to make Google searches more effective.
Researchers use Google for a variety of purposes. This post presents some quick and effective tips that will help researchers to make their web searches more productive. 
3 Quick tips for researchers to make Google searches more effective
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Literature reading is critical to scientific research because this habit will generate a sense of appreciation and passion for science. Read this article for expert…
Expert advice on reading scientific literature as a habit
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