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Important Websites for Ph.D Research Scholar
By Pranay Jha | Sep 10, 2018 | In Articles | Update: Sep 12, 2018 | Total Views [ 1940 ]
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Don’t have time to flip through the google search? Don't want to stress about what to search and where you get that? This article will help you out to save your valuable time.

I’ve been exploring information that every Ph.D scholar try to find as a beginner. This write-up is a small summary that I would like to spread to every scholar in our group. On this page, you’ll find Important websites that you don’t want to miss at least for informational purpose. These websites have great information, so I encourage you all to click and explore as per your requirement. Since this blog is an initial release so I will keep it amended for other information which I get in coming days. I will request you all that if you get anything information which can be shared among us, simply write your suggestions and inputs in comment box. Below is my summary of the links.

website for research

Websites, a Research Scholar don't want to Miss!!!

Sponsorship of Research Funding: -

While you are looking for research program, first thing that will come to your mind that who will be Sponsering our Research? Though it is not applicable for Part-Time scholars.

There are available funding opportunities available for Indian researchers.

  • Government Agencies
  • Government of India
  • Overseas Agencies

Sponsor of Funds by Government of India and Govt Agencies: -

Sponsor of Funds by Overseas Agencies and Others: -

Important Websites for Journals: -

Next point you would like to know about Journals. While doing the studies and exploring your areas, no one is perfect in this world. Hence definetly you would like to take reference for existing studies and Journal papers for yoru references. Here I have mentioned URLs  which provides online Journal and Reserach Database for your references. You just click on on the link and explore these papers.

One of the most important database is Google Scholar. Just click on and explore lakhs of existing papers.

Other reference links are mentioned below.

There are hundreds of other useful URLs with respect to your research subject. Click below to get those links that shows around 101 websites which provides Free access and Open Access journals.

101 Free Online Journal and Research Databases

On Top of all, do not forget to search "SCI-HUB" in google. Though it is unofficial but still a good website which every scholar do not want to miss.

Important Softwares for Reference Management: -

Next to above points when you have everything handy and you want to download Journals, what will you do? There are lakhs of Journal available in database, and it's quite difficult to download and give references of those existing Journals in your Paper. Here Reference Management Software helps you out. 

There are hundreds of Reference Management Software available, few of them are paid and few are available at no cost. What I explored is Zotero is something make your reference management quite easy at no cost. However, you can explore and do the comparision of many others listed in below link.

Download Zotero. Click Here.

Comparision other Reference Management Softwares. Click Here.

Important eBooks Available for Research Scholars: -

In last article, I shared information about important eBooks which you would like to refer as a Scholar.

Click Here to get the eBooks information.

That's all from this. Do share your inputs in comment box if I missed something. I will also keep this link updated if I get to know something new.

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