Tech Buzz Resources: Google Tools For Research: Middle/High School Edition

Google Tools For Research: Middle/High School Edition
This a list of tools, websites, and resources which assist students with organizing resources for research. Some of these tools can be used in the process of research or used to collect search specific statistics. Many can be used within the Google For Education platform or used within the Chrome Browser.
Google Tools:
Review consumer trends, marketing insights and industry research. The site includes statistics, a research library including videos and infographics, planning tools, and a section for emerging digital trends.
Based on Google Search, Google Trends shows how often a particular search-term is entered relative to the total search-volume across various regions of the world, and in various languages.
Google Scholar is an online, freely accessible search engine that lets users look for both physical and digital copies of articles. It searches a wide variety of sources, including academic publishers, universities, and preprint depositories looking for: Peer-reviewed articles. Theses.
The service sends emails to the user when it finds new results—such as web pages, newspaper articles, blogs, or scientific research—that match the user’s search term entered.
Google Research group explores how information visualization can make complex data accessible, useful, and even fun. Work includes public and Google-internal projects.
Power Tips:
Research Tools For Chrome Browser
Citation Websites: Some are available as Chrome Browser Extensions

The fully automatic bibliography maker that auto-fills. It’s the easiest way to build a works cited page; and it’s free. Search for a book, article, website, or film, or enter the information yourself. Add it to your bibliography and continue citing to build your works cited list. Download your bibliography in MLA, APA, Chicago, or Turabian format. Bibme is very easy to use, but you need to pay for a pro account to save your bibliographies.
Citation machine helps students and professional researchers to properly credit the information that they use. Its primary goal is to make it so easy for student researchers to cite their information sources. However, again, if you want to save your bibliographies you need to pay for a pro account.
Cite This For Me allows you to automatically create website citations in the APA, MLA, Chicago, or Harvard referencing styles at the click of a button. Cite This For Me also comes with a Google Chrome extension.
Cite your work at APA, MLA, and Chicago without leaving the homepage in 3 easy steps. The fourth step allows you to download your bibliography; you can even save it if you create an account. Your citations will be kept as long as you keep visiting the site, but after four days of inactivity your citations will be deleted.
Creating a complete and correctly formatted citation is a challenge for many students, especially documenting sources such as art and music that aren’t included in traditional citation formats. OttoBib
Creating creates citations from ISBNs (which means that your book needs to have a clearly visible ISBN), it also comes with a Google Chrome extension.
An extension for your Google Chrome browser, RefDot makes citation easy; it allows you to cite and store books or journal references, as well as add books automatically from Amazon book pages, which comes in handy.
Zotero is a veteran and completely free browser based plugin that helps you collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources.
Easy Bib – MLA Free
A great citation generator, EasyBib compiles your bibliographies and citations for you, saving you valuable time. You don’t need to create an account if you are using MLA.