04 Reasons Why Google Scholar is the Only Tool You Need to Finish Your Literature Review


04 Reasons Why Google Scholar is the Only Tool You Need to Finish Your Literature Review


Being a research consultant, I get a lot of questions from students of all degree levels about how they can find relevant literature on the Internet and what kind of databases they should pursue. They will come to me and throw every name of a database they ever heard to sound smart perhaps. It gets stranger when I ask them to calm down and tell them all they need to learn is how to use Google Scholar.

Google Scholar is another of Google’s well-known and globally popular services that searches academic literature for its users, who are by and large students working on one research project or another.

When I tell the students approaching me they only need to master Google Scholar to finish their literature review, I tell them how they can and that’s what this blog is about. If you’re a student who wants to get the most out of their Google Scholar searches, read on.

1. Library of Libraries


That’s what Google Scholar is, essentially. It’s a literature search tool that looks into all online databases and all their published works (books, journal articles, citations, patents, etc.) all together. When you go to Scholar, you’re going to all these databases at once, which makes life much easier than having to sift through hundreds of thousands of articles available on hundreds of peer-reviewed sources online. Scholar is like that directions console you walk over to in big shopping malls these days to see which store is where on the many storeys. That one place directs you to every other place around without a problem.

2. Keyword Galore
Since Google is admittedly the Internet’s leading search engine around the world, Scholar uses it to the user’s advantage. Because search engines work based on keywords (word combinations you use to look for results), and Google has the biggest collection of keywords, you can look up what keywords other people in your region are using to get more relevant results in your Scholar searches. For this purpose, you can look up keywords in many online tools, such as the Keyword Planner on Google Adwords, for free.


3. Cite on Sight
In the early years, Scholar would let users look up scholarly works and store their correct citations in tools like EndNote. A few years back, however, Google decided to make it even easier. Now, every result you see on Scholar has a link below it that’s labelled “Cite.” When you click on it, a smaller window pops up with proper citation for the work in many of the established citation styles, including Harvard, APA, MLA, etc.


Note: Many times the citation isn’t complete. In that case, use what you have to find the rest of the information for your reference list using Google Web search.

4. Access the Inaccessible
This is one tip most students never learn on their own. While Scholar shows you a list of results on the left side of the page, many of which would be inaccessible (thanks to all those big shot databases who won’t give away knowledge without getting paid), you’ll note some results have another short link over to the right side. This link most of the times leads to another source where that work will be available for free.


This is the most underrated perk of using Google Scholar. If you’re using the right keywords, you’ll find plenty of relevant scholarly works for your literature review even if you don’t have access to any of the major databases.
Most of the other tips you’ll find on numerous other blog posts are mostly related to syntax and functions. To me, Scholar is about knowing what you want. It’s a great tool to find you exactly what you’re looking for. You just need to know how to talk to it.

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Show Post Title Only on Homepage in Blogger

During the week I discovered something about blogger blogs and which is the coding aspect of it. You can change your blog to what ever design you want it to look like with the help of some css codes. 
In this tutorial the titles are link on the homepage will lead you to the full article  after one Click on any title it brings him/her into the Specific Post.



  • it makes your Blog Easy to navigate, so your Blog readers can easily navigate any post.

  • It increases the speed of your blog 

Follow this steps carefully and make sure you don't skip any line. 

Step 1
First you need login to your Blogger Dashboard and then select your preferred blog which you want to work on. 

Step 2
Then move you arrow down ⬇ and click on "Template

Step 3
 Click On "Edit HTML"  button once 

Step 4
Press ctrl+F on your keyboard and search for this tag below 


Step 5
Then copy the code below script and paste it before </head> 

<style type='text/css'>
<b:if cond='data:blog.pageType != "static_page"'>
<b:if cond='data:blog.pageType != "item"'>
.post {
margin:.5em 0 1.5em;
border-bottom:0px dotted $bordercolor;
.post h3 {
margin:.25em 0 0;
padding:0 0 4px;
font-family:Tahoma,Georgia,Century gothic,Arial,sans-serif;
.post h3 a, .post h3 a:visited, .post h3 strong {
.post h3 strong, .post h3 a:hover {color:#333333;}
.post-body {display:none;}
.post-footer {display:none;}
.comment-link {display:none;}
.post img {display:none;}
.post blockquote {display:none;}
.post blockquote p {display:none;}
h2.date-header {display:none;}
.post-labels {display:none;}
.post-rating {display:none;}

You can do some little modification in the color aspects. 

Step 6
Finally just click  Save Template 

How to change number of posts displayed on Blogger homepage

Step 1
Now go to settings >> posts and comments.

Step 2
Enter the number of posts to be displayed in show at most on the main page field. 


Step 3
Save settings and check out your homepage.
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4 Most Stunning Natural Phenomena around the World

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The author of this article is a Master’s degree from Sheffield College. Sara is a communication expert and works for a top Dissertation writing service. Her job includes helping students in dissertation analysis. She has been involved in various environmental friendly programs and is very passionate about saving wild life and works closely with WWF. Sara has been work from top UK dissertation writing service for past 3 years and has provided online dissertation help to hundreds of students in UK.

This world is truly a remarkable place. For those attached with nature, there is simply too much to see in one lifetime. No matter where we live, what our financial conditions are or how busy we maybe, we should all make a travelling bucket list to witness the diverse beauty of this planet. Out of all things, the following four natural phenomena should definitely be included in everyone’s list:

  • Northern & Southern Lights

Up north, they are known as “Aurora Borealis” and down south, they are known as “Aurora Australis.” Both are practically the same thing, the difference is the location. These beautiful curtains of energy will leave you awe-struck. The phenomenon is so magnificent that people who witness it for the first time tend to rub their eyes to make sure that they aren’t hallucinating.
The northern and southern lights are caused by the energy particles coming from the sun, which enter the Earth’s atmosphere and interact with various gases. Upon being bombarded by these particles, the gas atoms get excited and release energy in the form of light. The streams are quite colorful, ranging from yellowish-green to reddish-blue, depending on the type of gas present in the region. There are quite many places to witness these lights, too, including Central and northern Alaska and Canada, northern Scandinavia, Russia and Greenland in the Northern Hemisphere, and Antarctica in the Southern Hemisphere. In the south, auroras can sometimes be seen from southern Australia, Chile and New Zealand. So, you can book a flight to any of these destinations to witness these amazing light shows.


  • Natural Planetarium (Aogashima, Japan)

The island of Aogashima, Japan, is perhaps the best destination for stargazers. Light pollution is the biggest enemy for those passionate about astronomy and generally wanting to take a break from their lives to look above and witness the stars. This obstacle does not exist for the people of Aogashima, who get to witness the milky-way in all its glory, every night! This natural “planetarium” has become a great tourist attraction for nature freaks.


  • Naga Fireballs (Mekong River, Thailand)

Observed in the cool nights of late-October and Early November, mostly during the Phayanak festival, “Naga fireballs” or “Mekong lights” are balls of light that are shot out of the Mekong River, after which they rapidly travel hundreds of meters upwards before disappearing. The cause of the phenomenon is still unclear, but locals believe that the fireballs are shot by an ancient creature living under the Mekong River, known as “Naga,” while some scientists have proposed burning gases to be the cause of the fireballs. Nonetheless, the fireballs are really a treat to witness, and every year, hundreds of thousands of people gather around the Mekong River to watch these mysterious Mekong Lights being fired out of the river.


  • Hessdalen Lights (Hessdalen Valley, Norway)

Although, now observed only about 20-30 times per year, the Hessdalen lights are a mysterious nocturnal phenomenon that still has the scientists scratching their heads. They are a stream of lights observed just a few miles above the Hessdalen valley of Norway, which can be either bright white, red or yellow. The lights either float in mid-air, move rapidly or sway back and forth. The phenomenon is still unexplained and attracts a great number of tourists and scientists from around the world.


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What Makes a Good Manager?

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The author of this article is a Master’s degree from Sheffield College. Sara is a communication expert and works for a top Dissertation writing service. Her job includes helping students in dissertation analysis. She has been involved in various environmental friendly programs and is very passionate about saving wild life and works closely with WWF. Sara has been work from top UK dissertation writing service for past 3 years and has provided online dissertation help to hundreds of students in UK.

In order to be a good manager, naturally, you have to be a good leader. Taking up a managerial position is a huge responsibility, as managers are the most important pillars of an organization. Main workforce employees need someone to look up to, who can both guide and motivate them to get the job done – The ultimate and the most singular goal of a manager. If a manager leaves a positive impact on the rest, ensuring productivity and a friendly work environment, they are, by default, an effective leader.


But what is it that compels the employees to be positively influenced by managers? What separates a good manager from a “bad” one? While the definition of a good manager varies from organization to organization, here are the qualities that are shared by all effective managers:

  • Empathy

A good leader is able to understand the feelings of the people working under them. While it is true that managers are supposed to think only for the betterment of the “business,” as long as they do not care for the employees, the business that they care so much about will not flourish. The secret to keep an organization on thriving mode is to be empathetic towards your employees i.e. to understand their position, ideas and needs.

  • Confidence

A manager that confidently handles their duties naturally attracts their employees. The key then, is to send off good, strong vibes that tend to take over the people around you. And those vibes include taking up any challenge without breaking a sweat and remaining calm through tough times, to set an example for the workers that anything can be done with the right attitude and level of confidence.

  • Good Communication

Great communication skills are a necessity in every walk of life. Being able to convey your plans clearly and concisely to the employees without them having the need to make second guesses or ask too many questions is proof that you possess excellent communicating skills. However, keeping things concise does not mean that you make them vague. Your goal should be to guide your employees wherever necessary, but also not to spoon-feed them everything, bringing their professional growth to a halt.

  • Optimism

Never losing hope and striving to push forward no matter how bumpy the ride gets is the mark of a great leader. Optimism is a trait which only the best of managers possess. Optimism attracts people. If the manager breaks down and loses all hope, how can we expect the employees to get the job done? Instead, seeing their manager confidently take up the challenge and willing to lead their team towards success, is a great morale boost for the employees.
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How to Verify your UK AdSense Account From Nigeria

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My name is Nzekwe Godswill and I'm a "Tech" blogger and writer. I help Bloggers with online tutorials in order to create great blogs at www.zekylcious.blogs­pot.com

Google Adsense is a cost per click advertising platform provided by
Google which helps Bloggers monetize their blogs. Adsense is about the easiest way for Bloggers or webmaster to start making money with their sites. This tutorial is meant for those who have an unverified AdSense account from countries like UK and USA which they would want to verify. Do you know you can us UK AdSense account in Nigeria and receive your payments without any problems? That's what I will teach how to verify your Adsense account from countries like UK and USA from Nigeria.


How to Verify UK Adsense.

1)  You need a UK address where Google
will send your verification PIN to. If you have  friend in Uk  who can send the PIN to you.

2) You have to Register with shoptomydoor.com and they will generate an address from the country you registered with which is UK.

3) Enter the virtual address which was generated to your Google Adsense that is where your verification PIN will be sent to.

4) Shoptomydoor will communicate to you via mail or give you  call when you get the mail from google Adsense. You then have to make payment before they will ship the mail to Nigeria address where you can receive it and then verify your adsense account.

5)  Payment can be done via your Nigerian ATM card MasterCard, Visa
etc are accepted.

If you have any questions kindly drop it below

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Beauty House: Home Version

Though various services and procedures related to beauty, appearance and health have become much more affordable for an average person nowadays, there are still a lot of people, who don’t have money, time or simply desire to visit or hire someone to take care of their look. Especially after they realize they can to everything on their own.

Beauty House: Home Version

It is actually possible to look like a celebrity from an advert of some beauty product. Self-care is the answer. Follow some simple steps to look amazing on your own.

Skin is what people pay most attention to. You see a person and see his/her face. Before you find out more, this same face creates the first impression. That’s why it has been always significant always to remember about several basic things. Wash your face regularly. Wash off makeup when you don’t need it. Use scrubs, masks etc., but don’t overdose your face with them.

Cosmetics must be of high quality. There is a common mistake that makeup affects skin and even health in general in a bad way. This is not completely true, for everything depends on what products you use. Remember that quality is not always defined by the price. Don’t pick up the most expensive items, study composition instead.

Hair requires a lot of attention, too. It is exposed to various factors and influences, so get ready to apply some conditioners masks and spend some time choosing right shampoos.

Beauty standards are not always universal. Don’t let a trend control you. Be reasonable. Looking beautiful means to understand, what fits you and what doesn’t. Define your type, your skin pattern etc. and always keep it in mind.

Experiments are a good decision – experiments with colors, shades, textures, brands and so on. In the end, you will not know whether something is appropriate for you until you try it out.


They say, the beauty will save the world. Who knows, maybe it is going to happen exactly this way. Meanwhile, you are welcome to find out more interesting facts and solutions, useful tips and advice on http://blog.jiji.ng/category/self-care-beauty/. When the time to save the world with beauty comes, you’ll be ready.


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How To Check Your BVN Number With Your Mobile Phone

The BVN gives each Bank customer a unique identity across the Nigerian Banking industry that can be used for easy identification and verification at Point of Banking operations.


Biometrics refers to identification of an individual based on physiological attributes- fingerprint, voice, facial features etc. To address existing challenges with identity management, the Central Bank of Nigeria, in collaboration with all Nigerian banks launched a centralized biometric identification system tagged Bank Verification Number (BVN)

Importance of BVN

  • Your BVN gives you a unique identity that can be verified across the Nigerian Banking Industry (it is not peculiar to one Bank)
  • Your Bank Accounts are protected from unauthorized access
  • Its reduces fraudulent activities on bank account
  • Gives easy access to Banking operations
  • Your BVN is accepted as a means of identification across ALL Nigerian Banks

If you have registered to your Bank for the BVN and have been wondering how to get your BVN number, follow this simple steps below.

Step 1
The network provider can be any of these Nigerian networks - MTN, GLO, ETISALAT and AIRTEL

Step 2
Insert the sim you registered the BVN with in any of the banks in Nigeria.


Step 3
Finally dial this code *565*0#  and your BVN appear instantly.

You will be charged   N10 When preforming this.
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How To Get Approved For Adsense - Updated

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My name is Golden Okey and I'm a "How to" blogger and writer. I write tutorials on how to do anything at www.howwrite.blogspot.com and you can connect with me on: Facebook twitter instagram
Many bloggers try to monetize their blogs in different ways. But for me, I
think Adesnse is the ultimate way.

*What Is Adsense?*

Adsense is an ad network owned by google that allows publishers and site
owners to monetize their sites by inserting HTML into their siyes and have ads appear on their sites. These ads are targeted and relevant to contents on your site.


From the above definition, I can conclude that adsense is the easiest and
most ultimate way for bloggers to make money from their sites and blogs.

But many bloggers who apply for adsense get their application disapproved. This has been the problem most bloggers face. A friend of mine and a co-blogger told me few days ago that he was going to quit blogging, I asked him “why?” and he told me that adsense has failed to approve several
requests of he’s. so I deemed it right to right this post. But to get accepted by adsense, you should first find out why adsense has failed to accept your request, this will help you know what you are battling.

*Reasons Why Adsense Turndown Your Request *







Now we have known the problems at hand, lets set to how to tackle them and
get adsense approve your request.

First, you have to tackle the problem of copying and pasting. I was into that before until I realized that copying and pasting does not make you a blogger. I realized that for one to be a blogger, one has to think out his own posts and write them in a unique manner so I quit copying and pasting. This is same with images. Instead of copying images from google, I suggest you download images from image websites like fotolia.com

Again, you have to quit using other ad networks. Adsense does not and will
not will to share. So before you get their approval, you have to remove other ad networks so as to make space for adsense. This will go a long way in your being approved by adsense after which you can use other ad networks if you wish.

Remember that adsense needs you to be an adult before you can use their
network. So when applying for adsense, make sure you applying with an adult
age (which is 18yrs and above) else you get kicked.

Eventually adsense approves you and displays ads on your blog when you have little or no traffic to see and click on the ads, then we can term the
approval as “USELESS”. So to save the uselessness, adsense will not embark
on the adventure of approving your request. That being the case, you need
to drive enough traffic to your blog by promoting your content on social
media which is free. After which you can go ahead to apply for adsense.

I have heard so many bloggers say; “you need 40 posts before adsense approves your request” and still others say; “ 50 and above is OK”. But the truth is i don’t know how that helps. If you do, you can use the comment box to inform us or if you still want to know more, you can also make use of the comment box to ask others who might help. But I suggest you have enough posts on your blog for adsense approval.

And lastly your domain type matters. Though I have seen blogs like www.something.blogspot.com display adsenese ads I still urge you purchase a custom domain. You as an individual I know, will like to do business with a blog like www.anything.com than www.something.blogspot.com and I know adsense will also trust blog with custom domain. So try getting your self a custom domain to avoid excuses.

I have just showed you the ultimate way to get the ultimate adsense
approval and I hope this helps. You are free to share this information and
also use the comment box below to share your ideas and ask your questions.
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Three Most Common SEO Mistakes

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Sara has a degree in Mass Communication from the Sheffield College, Sheffield, and she works for Dissertation Writing Service as an expert dissertation editor providing dissertation help to many students around the clock. She loves working with students and finds great pleasure to be associated with a platform which provides great support and enrichment to students that are in the toughest phase of education.

SEO or Search Engine Optimization is a marketing strategy which focuses on increasing visibility of your webpage on search engines like Google and Bing. The main aim is to keep everything organic i.e. Non-paid, however, that depends on your motive and long-term plans. With the sudden boom in online businesses, almost every other bloke knows what SEO is but sadly (and fortunately, for the sake of less-competition!) not everyone knows the little tips, and that has been keeping their websites at the back of search results.


You might be thinking, “I’ve done every possible thing, followed textbook-SEO, yet my website refuses to one-up others in rankings.” Well, that’s because you might be missing on some crucial points. Now, your case might be different and you may not necessarily be able to relate to them, but here are the three most common mistakes people new to SEO end up doing:

  • Sticking With Generic Keywords

Yes, you may have heard that generic keywords like, “weight loss,” “Web designing,” etc. attract a lot of visitors, but it also implies that they are highly competitive. Why not optimize your keywords and make them more specific to the nature of your business? Don’t get carried away though, you still have to stick with keywords that people actually search for, like “Web designers in UK,” “Essay writing service in USA,” etc.

  • Cramming in Keywords

This is a classic novice mistake. Even some self-proclaimed SEO “experts” end up doing it. When you hear the term SEO, the first of the many things that may pop up in your mind include “keywords,” “word count,” etc. SEO is so much more than that. You can’t cram in keywords and expect results – That would be too easy, and everyone would be doing it.
The trick is to naturally write up content for your webpage, while using keywords here and there. The ratio should be kept and the content should be relevant to the nature of your business. If you cram in keywords, you are bound to get a penalty from Google and have your webpage thrown at the bottom of the pit.

  • Choosing Between Organic and Inorganic

This may seem elementary, but it is highly important to highlight the actual difference between organic SEO and inorganic or paid SEO to beginners. Organic SEO is naturally climbing up the ladder of search results with intelligent keywords’ placement, back-links and what not. While inorganic/paid SEO, as the name suggests, is paying to get an instant boost up that ladder. While inorganic SEO gives instantaneous results, organic SEO takes time and a lot of hard-work, which is why, inorganic SEO lasts for a limited amount of time. The webpage brought up with the help of inorganic SEO gets thrown back to the search results after some time. Organic SEO, on the other hand, keeps things stagnant for a much longer period, however, work needs to be done continuously to keep your webpage on the top position.
Naturally, the organic SEO seems like a better option, and in most cases, is. But this opinion is a tad bit subjective. Choosing between both SEO “paths” depends on your plans. If you want to do a short-term business and require instant revenue and results, the inorganic SEO can help you with just that. Whereas if you are looking for a long-term business and plan on sticking around for a while, organic SEO is your best friend. So, if your plan is to get a good amount of traffic instantly, instead of focusing on backlinks, spend a few bucks.

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Why Your Startup is Still a Startup

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Sara has a degree in Mass Communication from the Sheffield College, Sheffield, and she works for Dissertation Writing Service as an expert dissertation editor providing dissertation help to many students around the clock. She loves working with students and finds great pleasure to be associated with a platform which provides great support and enrichment to students that are in the toughest phase of education.

Starting up a business from scratch and building it brick-by-brick takes a lot of guts and determination. Only the elites among us are able to pull off such a feat. Anyone can start a business, but running it and keeping it operational and actually getting profit out of is the real deal, because we all have unique ideas, but not all of us have the capability to implement those ideas and shape them into reality.


There are some points which many startups tend to miss out on. While there is nothing wrong with making small mistakes as they teach you a lot in the long-run, the real problem is when you don’t acknowledge those mistakes. Some entrepreneurs opt to stick at the initial position for the rest of their lives, keeping their startup stagnant at the startup level and drawing average profit out of their business. However, some are determined to keep working and growing their business as much as possible. If you belong to the latter type, then here are two tips which can take your startup one step closer to the next level:


  • Don’t Just Adapt to Changes – Make the Changes!

Although, these words are cliché in the world of business, one can’t stress enough on the importance of adapting with the world. And for that, you simply have to revisit your business plan from time to time. However, remember that moving with the world like a sheep is going to keep your business at a stand-still and you will neither observe an increase in sales nor a decrease, since your competitors will be implementing the same strategies as yours, with perhaps minor differences. To take things up a notch, go for a completely unique marketing strategy that is going to attract a lot of people. Let’s take social media marketing for example. You may take the help of humor, or a meme that is currently trending, to attract people towards your services/products.


  • Learn How to Do It Yourself.

A good entrepreneur does not solely rely on their employees to do the job – Sometimes, they themselves have to step in for guidance. And for that, obviously, they’d have to learn the technicalities of the job. A baker who is good at making croissants will not continue to bake croissants for the rest of their baking career. Instead, they will try to expand their bakery by learning how to bake other things and then perfecting their recipes. Similarly, a senior web developer may continue to design websites for the rest of their career, but if they wish to grow, they may learn to code for other applications.

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