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What is a Decision Support System?
This is a "Computer system designed to provide assistance in determining and evaluating alternative courses of action. A DSS (1) acquires data from the mass of routine transactions of a firm, (2) analyzes it with advanced statistical techniques to extract meaningful information, and (3) narrows down the range of choices by applying rules based on decision theory. Its objective is facilitation of 'what if' analysis and not replacement of a manager's judgment." (from BusinessDictionary.com)
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arXiv.org e-Print archive
arXiv.org (formerly xxx.lanl.gov) is a fully automated electronic archive and distribution server for research papers. Covered areas include physics and related disciplines, mathematics, nonlinear sciences, quantitative biology, computational linguistics, and neuroscience.
Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)
The DOAJ is an index to open access scientific and scholarly journals that use a quality control system to guarantee the content. All subject areas and languages are covered.
The scholarly version of Google. Search for scholarly literature across disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts, patents, and court opinions from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other websites. HOWEVER, there are also many "scholarly" journals and sources that aren't really scholarly. You still need to evaluate your results to ensure an item is truly scholarly.