Finding Experts Using the Internet 2018

This guide is focused on providing multi-disciplinary researchers a wide range of actionable internet sources to identify and vet subject matter experts in the U.S. and abroad. In addition, this guide links to numerous sites that provide answers to a range of questions on technical issues and topical matters.

Finding Experts By Using the Internet 2018 – Resources and Sites:

2016-2017 Scholarly Communications Experts Directory
http://digitalcommons.bepress.com/expertsdirectory/3/ 

2018 Directory of Directories
http://www.2018DirectoryOfDirectories.com/ 

2018 New Economy
http://www.2018NewEconomy.com/

Alternative.to – Search For Alternatives
http://www.alternative.to/

Amazon Mechanical Turk – Marketplace for Work
http://www.mturk.com/mturk/

Answers.com
http://www.answers.com/

AnswerSpot – The Starting Spot for Answers Available From the Internet
http://www.AnswerSpot.us/

Ask a Librarian – An Online Reference Service from the Library of Congress
http://www.loc.gov/rr/askalib/

Ask an Expert
https://www.askanexpert.expert/ 

Ask An Expert – Experts Will Answer In Minutes
http://www.justanswer.com/

Ask an Expert, Find Experts, Find Answers – LibrarySpot
http://www.libraryspot.com/askanexpert.htm

Ask an Expert Sources
http://www.cln.org/int_expert.html

Ask Any Question – Receive a Short, To-The-Point Answer Snippet
http://www.quickanswers.io/

Ask a Question – eXtension
https://ask.extension.org/

AskDeb – Ask Questions and Get Answers Online
http://www.askdeb.com/

Ask Dr. Universe
http://druniverse.wsu.edu/

Ask.com
http://www.ask.com/

Ask MetaFilter – Querying the Hive Mind
http://ask.metafilter.com/

Ask Me Help Desk – Live Answers from Real Experts
http://www.askmehelpdesk.com/

Ask the Experts – RefDesk
http://www.refdesk.com/expert.html

Authoratory – Database of Leading PubMed Scientists
http://www.authoratory.com/

Authors and Experts
http://www.authorsandexperts.com/

BitWine – Psychic Advice Readings
http://www.bitwine.com/

Bizversity – The World’s Best Business Training
https://www.Bizversity.com/

Blazetrak – Direct Video Responses from Music Industry Professionals
http://www.blazetrak.com/

BlurtIt – The Definitive Question and Answer Website
http://www.blurtit.com/

Boundless – Blueprint Your App Idea to Ensure Success
http://ideas.getboundless.com/

Clarity – On Demand Business Advice
https://clarity.fm/

Capacitor – Find the Perfect Team for Your Startup
https://mycapacitor.io/

Clarity – On Demand Business Advice for Entrepreneurs
https://clarity.fm/

Coinvet – Full Time Job and High End Gig Marketplace Powered By Bitcoin and Wisdom of the Crowd
https://coinvet.com/

Consumer Reports – 101 Secrets From our Experts: The Insider’s Guide to Practically Everything
https://www.consumerreports.org/cro/magazine/2013/05/101-secrets-from-our-experts/index.htm

CorrectMyText.com – Native Speakers Will Check Your Text In a Foreign Language
http://www.correctmytext.com/

Counsel – Real Time Answers From People
http://trycounsel.com/

Digle – New World of Finding Power
http://www.digle.com/

DIRECT2Experts – Distributed Interoperable Biomedical Research Experts Collaboration Tool
http://direct2experts.org/

Directorio EXIT
http://www.directorioexit.info/

Elance – Instant Access to Great Talent
http://www.elance.com/

eNotes – Homework Help, Study Guides, Lesson Plans
http://www.enotes.com/

Epinions Product Reviews and Consumer Reports
http://www.epinions.com/

Ether Directory Advice – Telephony-and-Web Platform To Answer Questions
http://www.ether.com/Listings/Root-Category/Cat1/SortUnspecified/Page1.aspx

Evisors – Career Mentor Network
http://www.evisors.com/

Evi – True Knowledge
http://evi.com/
https://www.amazon.co.uk/meetalexa

Experfy – Assembling The World’s Most Prestigious Data and Analytics Talent, Available To Work On-Demand
https://www.experfy.com/

ExpertBids – Professional Services MarketPlace
http://www.expertbids.com/ 

ExpertClick – Connecting Experts With the News Media
http://expertclick.com/

Expertise Finder – Search Engine for Journalists to Find Experts
http://expertisefinder.com/

Expertise Finding – Wikipedia
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Expertise_finding

Expert Lookup
https://www.elsevier.com/solutions/expert-lookup

ExpertNet – Helping You Locate Experts in Florida Universities
http://expertnet.org/

ExpertPages
http://expertpages.com/

Expert Sources
http://www.expertsources.co.uk/

Expert Sources for Journalists
https://www.theexpertinstitute.com/expert-sources-for-journalists/ 

Experts Directory
http://www.experts.com/

Experts Exchange
http://www.experts-exchange.com/

Experts, Expert Witnesses and Consultants Directory
http://www.hgexperts.com/

Expert Witness Directory
http://www.almexperts.com/

Experts Witness Directory
http://www.experts.com/

Expert Witness Research
http://virtualchase.justia.com/wiki/expert-witness-research-search

Fact Checkers Directory
http://www.FactCheckers.us/

FAQ Alert – Share Your Knowledge and Sponsor FAQs
http://www.faqalert.com/ 

Finding Experts Guide
http://researchguides.journalism.cuny.edu/c.php?g=551517&p=3787492

Finding Experts In Online Forums for Enhancing Knowledge Sharing and Accessibility
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0747563215003507

Fixya – Technical Support, User Guides and Repair Service
http://www.fixya.com/

Fluther – Tap the Collective
http://www.fluther.com/

ForensisGroup, Inc. – Expert Witness and Consulting Services
http://www.forensisgroup.com/

Fountain – Instant Answers – Ask an Expert Anything, Anywhere, Anytime
https://www.fountain.com/

Freelancer – World’s Largest Outsourcing Marketplace
http://www.freelancer.com/

Free Personal and Family Finance Q&A Community
http://money.stackexchange.com/

FYI Listings: Ask the Expert
http://www.wga.org/writers-room/on-the-web/fyi-listings-ask-the-expert

GeniusRocket – Crowdsourced Creative Design
http://www.geniusrocket.com/

Global Experts
http://www.TheGlobalExperts.org/

GradShare – Ask Questions, Get Answers, Get Expert Advice from Graduate School Community
http://www.gradshare.com/

Green Room – Live, Personal Conversations With Your Favorite Experts and Celebriites
http://www.greenroom.com/

Growing Stars – One-on-One Online Tutoring Center for Grades 3-12
http://www.growingstars.com/

Gun.io – They Find the World’s Very Best Freelance Developers
https://gun.io/

Hackhands – The fastest way to get live programming help
http://www.hackhands.com/

Help a Reporter Out (HARO)
https://www.HelpAReporter.com/

How Stuff Works
http://www.howstuffworks.com/

How To Find An Experts and Tap Research Networks on Deadline
https://journalistsresource.org/tip-sheets/research/how-to-find-an-expert-and-tap-research-networks-on-deadline-tips-on-google-scholar-and-microsoft-academic-search

How to Find Great Subject-Matter Experts for Your Articles
http://www.freelancewriting.com/articles/ff-subject-matter-experts.php

How to Find Published Experts on your given topic those who have written a book
https://www.amazon.com/author-rank/

How to Find and Research Legal Experts (pdf) from LexisNexis
http://www.lexisnexis.com/documents/pdf/20071211111707_large.pdf

How To Vet an Expert
http://virtualchase.justia.com/content/how-vet-expert

Hunter – Connect With Anyone
https://hunter.io/

Hypios – Social Marketplace for Solutions
http://www.hypios.com/

Innocentive – Open Innovation and Innovation Management – Where Problems are Solved
http://www.innocentive.com/

Innosquared – Collaborative Innovation, Expert Sourcing and Business and Technology Intelligence
http://www.innosquared.com/

Intelligence On Demand
https://heatintelligence.com/

Internet FAQ Archive
http://www.Faqs.org/

Internet Tutor
http://www.InternetTutor.info/

HighlyCited.com – Highly Cited Researchers
http://www.highlycited.com/

Journalism: Finding Experts
https://guides.nyu.edu/c.php?g=276693&p=1845586

JurisPro Expert Witness Directory
http://www.jurispro.com/

Just Answer
http://www.justanswer.com/

Kasamba –Psychic Expert Advice
http://www.kasamba.com/

Leading Authorities
http://www.leadingauthorities.com/

Librarians at MIT
http://libraries.mit.edu/experts

Learn German from experts using phrases appropriate for a situation
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNaeud1_y4FTgqTbTqEZ3Kw

LivePerson – A World of Experts
http://www.liveperson.com/

LiveRef(sm): A Registry of Real-Time Digital Reference Services
http://www.public.iastate.edu/~CYBERSTACKS/LiveRef.htm

MailChimp Experts Directory
https://experts.mailchimp.com/

MentorCruise
https://mentorcruise.com/

NakedKnowledge Simplify Your Life and Achieve Your Goals
https://nakedknowledge.com/

oDesk – The On-Demand Global Workforce
http://www.odesk.com/

Office Automata – Your Digital Assistant for Excel
http://www.officeautomata.com/

Okela – Answers To Your Questions
https://okela.net/

One Billion Minds – Innovative Solutions to Challenging Problems in Business, Technology and Social Innovation
http://www.onebillionminds.com/

ORC Experts
http://www.orcexperts.com/

Pearl.com – Wisdom When You Want It
http://www.pearl.com/

PeoplePerHour.com – Outsourcing to Freelance Programmers and Professionals
http://www.peopleperhour.com/

Physics experts teach physics concepts using animations
http://www.animatedphysics.com/

Pingsta – The Collaborative Platform for Internet Experts
http://www.pingsta.com/

Pracly – Connect With Timely Experts Advice on Demand
http://www.pracly.com/ 

ProcessLibrary.com: Free Process Information
http://www.processlibrary.com/

ProfNet – Connects Journalists with Experts
http://www.prnewswire.com/profnet/

Quora – Continually Improving Collection of Questions and Answers Created, Edited and Organized by Everyone Who Uses It
http://www.quora.com/

Reference Chat Libraries – Global Listing
http://liswiki.org/wiki/Chat_reference_libraries

Remotus – Marketplace for Remote Developers
http://remotus.com/

Scholar Search Engines 2018
http://www.ScholarSearchEngines.com/

Scholar Universe Database of Searchable Academic Expert Profiles
http://www.scholaruniverse.com

Science Exchange – The Scientific Services Marketplace
https://www.scienceexchange.com/

Science Experts VisionLearning funded by the US Department of Education teach science online
http://www.visionlearning.com/en/library

Sensay – The Marketplace for Help
http://sensay.it/

SheSource
http://www.SheSource.org/

ShowMe – Learn and Teach Anything
http://www.showme.com/

SMS Reference
http://liswiki.org/wiki/SMS_reference

Sources and Experts
http://www.ibiblio.org/slanews/internet/experts.htm

Sources Online
http://www.sources.com/

Speakezee – World’s Largest Searchable Database of Expert Speakers
https://www.speakezee.org/

Stack Exchange – Expert Knowledge Exchange
http://stackexchange.com/

Starmind Innovation – Global Brainpower at Your Fingertips
http://www.starmind.com/

TechAdvice.com
http://www.techadvice.com/

Tek-Tips Forums
http://www.tek-tips.com/

The AnswerBank – Post Questions, Answers and Discuss Topics of Interest
http://www.theanswerbank.co.uk/

The Expert Marketplace
https://gocatalant.com/

The Thinkers 50
http://www.thinkers50.com/

Thumbtack – A Smarter Way To Hire Local Pros
https://www.thumbtack.com/

Toptal – Hire the Top 3% of Freelance Talent
https://www.toptal.com/

TroubleShooters.com
http://www.troubleshooters.com/troubleshooters.htm

Trulia Voices – Real Estate Questions and Answers
http://www.trulia.com/voices/

Tutor.com
http://www.tutor.com/

Tutorial Resources
http://www.TutorialResources.info/

UniversalClass.com – Center for Matching Experts and Learners
http://universalclass.com/

Upwork – Find Freelancers To Tackle Any Job, Any Size, Any Time
https://www.upwork.com/

VideoJug – Comprehensive Library of Free Factual How To and Ask the Expert Videos
http://www.VideoJug.com/

Weegy – Online Artificial Being, Powered By an Advanced Search Engine and Live Experts
http://weegy.com/

WikiAnswers™ – Q & A The Wiki Way
http://wiki.answers.com/

Wikianswers
http://answers.wikia.com/wiki/Wikianswers

wikiHow – The How-To Manual That Anyone Can Write or Edit
http://wikihow.com/

wiseGeek – Clear Answers for Common Questions
http://www.wisegeek.com/

xPlace – Find Your Ninja
https://www.xplace.com/

Yahoo Answers
http://answers.yahoo.com/

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