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Research tools: online tools for maths, computing and technology

Tools recommended by researchers, feel free to comment or add new links

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19 March 2010

For accessing relevant literature

  • Scopus – abstract and citation database
  • Web of Science
  • Citeseer
  • Google Scholar
  • ACM Portal
  • Mendeley
  • Citeulike
  • Delicious
  • RSS feeds from journals
  • LibX

For managing relevant literature

  • EndNote
  • RefWorks
  • BibDesk (for Bibtex/Latex users)
  • Diigo

For data collection

  • Survey Monkey (online survey tool)
  • Facebook (for publicising surveys)

For data analysis

  • ANVIL (video annotation tool)
  • Transana (video and audio annotation tool)
  • CAQDAS (for discussing tools for qualitative analysis)
  • Humdrum (for music research)
  • British National Corpus (for corpus analysis)

For sharing and accessing files

  • Dropbox
  • Subversion
  • Macfusion (for Mac users)

For sharing and presenting ideas

  • Prezi

For collaboration

  • Meetomatic
  • Doodle
  • Elluminate

For keeping in touch with the field and with colleagues

  • Skype
  • Blogs
  • Google Docs
  • Plurk
  • Friendfeed
  • Second Life
  • Netvibes
  • Google Reader

For funding opportunities

  • EPSRC website
  • ESRC website
  • HEA website and associated RSS feed

For job opportunities

  • LinkedIn

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