US site for journalists Poynter has compiled a list of research sites you can use when working on an in-depth story.
The post explains that many academics are publishing their research online as “the world of scholarship is creeping toward greater openness”.
The post’s author John Wihbey states:
It’s also important to acknowledge that conventional web searches — just Googling it — won’t necessarily turn up the best research materials; search algorithms don’t always prominently highlight studies and reports that are seldom linked to or visited.
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