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Scholarly Search Engines

A platform for accessing thousands of online full-text databases. These are in the form of subscribed electronic journals, Electronic books, free online resources and selected institutional repositories.

The resources are arranged alphabetically from a-z

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1.Academia. is a place to share and follow research. You can use it to search for papers submitted by other scholars or you can share your own papers. is also a community of academic researchers where you can create your profile and follow others who share similar research interests.
2. baseBASE is a voluminous search engine especially for academic open access web resources. BASE is operated by Bielefeld University Library. As a search engine, BASE facilitates effective and targeted searches and retrieves high quality, academically relevant results.The sources which are included in BASE are intellectually selected and reviewed
3. ericThe Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) is another great search engine that academics can use to search for scientific papers.You can use ERIC to search for peer reviewed papers or use its advanced search tips to refine your search and target specific journals and papers.
4.ericScholar Google Scholar provides an interphase for one to search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites. Google Scholar helps you find relevant work across the world of scholarly research.
5.ericHighBeam Research is a premium information service built for students, instructors, researchers, professionals, and others looking to gain deep knowledge on subjects of interest. HighBeam provides access to thousands of credible, professional, published sources.
6.ericJURN allows you to search for millions of free academic articles, chapters, and theses across multiple disciplines ( Arts, History, Humanities, Business, Economics, Ecology, Science and more). JURN is also a directory of over 3000 free arts and humanities journals that you can easily search from one single platform.   
7.RefSeekRefSeek allows searches in more than one billion documents, including web pages, books, encyclopedias, journals, and newspapers.
8. springersearchSpringer is a powerful academic platform that provides researchers with access to millions of scientific documents from a wide variety of journals, books, series, protocols and reference works.