Sunday, March 15, 2009

:: 3rd Posting :: :: google scholar :: eric digest :: ::

Hello.... is a metasearch engine owned by Copernic Inc. that helps in finding information from directories, and deep content sites. It properly formats the words and helps in finding the things that we want to know with specific information. Moreover, compiles their results in a virtual database, eliminates duplicates, and displays them in a uniform manner according to compatibility of the information that we want to seek.

Google Scholar

Google Scholar helps in finding information that involved scholary literature. In addition, through this site we can find information like; peer-reviewed papers, thesis, books, abstracts and articles, from academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories, universities and also other scholary organizations. Google Scholar features; Search which diverse sources from one convenient place, Find papers, abstracts and citations, Locate the complete paper through your library or on the web and Learn about key papers in any area of research.

Eric Digest

Eric Digest helps improviding an access towards the ERIC Digests (education articles) produced by the former ERIC Clearinghouse system. This site provided :-

- short reports (1,000 - 1,500 words) on topics of prime current interest in education. There are a large variety of topics covered including teaching, learning, libraries, charter schools, special education, higher education, home schooling, and many more.

- targeted specifically for teachers, administrators, policymakers, and other practitioners, but generally useful to the broad educational community.

- designed to provide an overview of information on a given topic, plus references to items providing more detailed information.

- produced by the former 16 subject-specialized ERIC Clearinghouses, and reviewed by experts and content specialists in the field.

- funded by the Office of Educational Research and Improvement (OERI), of the U.S. Department of Education (ED).

- The full-text ERIC Digest database contains over 3000 Digests with the latest updates being added to this site in July 2005. helps in providing images, videos site, shopping site, news and research database. Moreover, it also provide site like news, music, movies, map, and business site. This site function as same like in helping finding information but it have it's own site which combine all links to all site that we want to visit besides its search engine.


The differences between all of the is every search engine has their own way in helping the user in finding what they want. For and and, both helping the user in finding all sort of information from document, pictures to news. As for Google Scholar and Eric Digest, it helping the user in finding specific information in what the user want to find. Google Scholar helps in finding information about literature whereas Eric Digest is a site that goods for education field in finding information about helping teachers to teach in the class.


The similarities between all of the search engine are they help the user in finding what they want and helping in an easy way to locate certain information without needing to browse through the internet for hours just to find specific information about something. Google Scholar and Eric Digest have similarities in form of both helping in finding a certain information about literature world and specific information for educational method.

1 comment:

  1. Good work and analysis. I'm impressed and keep it up. Just that your fourth posting is not complete add more info ok for that. Full mark for 3rd posting!!!