IPSWICH, Mass. December 2, 2014 EBSCO information Services and EasyBib have made it possible to directly export citations from EBSCO resources to EasyBib. The integration creates an effortless way for students and researchers to ethically use their resources. Continue reading EasyBib Integrates with EBSCO Resources
New York, October 9, 2014 — Millions of writers use EasyBib to cite their sources. That’s a lot of research and a lot of citations! Now, EasyBib is making it possible for users to easily access other users’ citations through Publicly Indexed Bibliographies — a catalog of those user citations. Continue reading EasyBib now offers Publicly Indexed Bibliographies
- Social media sharing
- EasyBib integration and improved citation tools
- Text translation to 12 different languages
- ReadSpeaker text-to-speech functionality (which plays translated text)
I’m anxious to take a look at this new product from EasyBib. Students could really benefit from tools such as this, particularly when it comes to avoiding plagiarism. From the press release:
New York, January 30, 2013 — Today’s student researchers are inundated with information and many don’t have the critical thinking or research skills they need to access and evaluate sources, define their topic, or avoid plagiarism. EasyBib comes to the rescue with its new ResearchReady product — a cloud-based learning platform that helps writers sort through the madness and do truly quality research. Continue reading EasyBib launches ResearchReady, a cloud-based learning platform to develop research skills while writing
Mike Sweet, CEO of Credo Reference, gave me a tour of the new Credo Topic Pages yesterday. What a great tool they are for background/overview information on 10,000 different topics! The stimulus for creating the Topic Pages was context. A University of Washington study on how students research in the digital age found that students struggle to find context for the masses of information available to them in the digital age. Enter Credo’s Topic Pages. The pages are designed to offer context and vocabulary, subject orientation, and pathways to further exploration of the topic. The pages include simple definitions, encyclopedia entries, tag clouds showing the vocabulary of the topic, images, and a title list of the most common references from subject encyclopedia articles (all part of the Credo Reference content). Sharing the topic page content via social tools, links to the library’s chat/IM service, and article citations via EasyBib are included as well, and that’s just the basic topic page. (side note, have you heard of EasyBib? 16 million students are using it….probably some of yours) Continue reading Credo’s Topic Pages – a great place to start your research!
As another way to simplify research, Credo Reference announced a partnership with EasyBib, an automatic bibliography site. Students can now conduct research in Credo Reference and with a simple click, track the bib data. EasyBib was founded in 2001 by students and is used by over 16 million students. They offer citations in MLA, APA, Chicago styles and more.