Google Scholar - Stand on the shoulders of giants (Tracking is 'free')

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Indiana University - Digital Library of the Commons

Check out the DLC to find international literature including free and open access full-text articles, papers, and dissertations.

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Infomine - UC Riverside LIbrary

The Infomine is an incredible tool for finding scholarly Internet resource collections, especially in the sciences.

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Internet Public Library

Find resources by subject through the Internet Public Library’s database.

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Microsoft Academic Search

Microsoft’s academic search engine offers access to more than 38 million different publications, with features including maps, graphing, trends, and paths that show how authors are connected.

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OAIster® database

Search the OAIster® database to find millions of digital resources from thousands of contributors, especially open access resources.

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Refseek - Comprehensive Knowledge Search

With more than 1 billion documents, web pages, books, journals, newspapers, and more, RefSeek offers authoritative resources in just about any subject, without all of the mess of sponsored links and commercial results.

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Semantic Scholar - A free, AI-powered research tool for scientific literature

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Virtual LRC - Virtual Learning Resources

The Virtual Learning Resources Center has created a custom Google search, featuring only the best of academic information websites. This search is curated by teachers and library professionals around the world to share great resources for academic projects.

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Wolfram|Alpha is a unique engine for computing answers and providing knowledge

Using expert-level knowledge, this search engine doesn’t just find links; it answers questions, does analysis, and generates reports.

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