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In this note, I have collected and organised the majority of widely used research tools that can empower the research process of everyone. The note begins with several general academic search engines (Some may require Scientific Network Access Technology), most of your aimed access can be fulfilled by them, and here I provided you some tricks to access publications for free; What follows is the most important part, tools for finding enough paper you need to investigate your proposed research field, with these tools you can quickly build up a map of the field; And finally, some tools that can help you improve your writing are listed, with them you can either practice your writing skills or polish your writing.
<aside> 💡 My choices are marked by 🌟, and I will hide the tools that I think is not power enough and most of their functions are covered by previous tools I recommended.
Also, you can use [RSS](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RSS#:~:text=RSS (RDF Site Summary or,standardized%2C computer-readable format.&text=RSS feed data is presented,content is called web syndication.) tools like inoreader to subscribe to the website of some publications to get the latest updates.
<aside> 🪦 Microsoft Academic sadly will be sunset December 31, 2021
<aside> 🔎 You can use tools like 2DSearch to create a search template for you. You can do a precise search on all the platforms with this tool. Or you can learn about advanced search operators.