Research tools: online tools for social scientists

Online tools recommended by social scientists. Links are provided below. Feel free to add your own...

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19 March 2010

For accessing relevant literature

  • Abstract databases
  • Email updates from journals
  • Zetoc alerts
  • Amazon

For managing relevant literature

  • EndNote

For keeping in touch with the field and with colleagues

  • JISCmail
  • RSS readers
  • Blogs
  • iTunesU
  • LexisLibrary (legal, tax and regulatory sources)
  • OpenLearn labspace
  • Twitter

For data collection

  • Survey Monkey
  • Bristol Online Survey
  • Facebook (to publicise online surveys)

For data analysis

  • NVivo

For developing, sharing and presenting ideas

  • Slideshare
  • Screenjelly
  • Skype

For funding opportunities

  • ESRC website and feeds
  • ResearchResearch

For job opportunities

  • jobs.ac.uk

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