A good way to kick off the week!
Below are a selection of links to a variety of intriguing web tools and applications for the early adopters among you. Thanks to Hope Leman (Research Information Technologist - translation: a librarian-slash-info tech guru) for annotating and posting this list.
An easy to use web-based tool that lets you make stunning timelines for just about anything.
Instant screencasts for Twitter
When you have to think like a marketer
If you sell something online you really need to try SnapEngage.
PowerPoint Diagrams for Scientific Presentations Ready to Use and Easy to Edit
Based on the premise that unless scientists publish ALL data, including negative and unpublished results, we will never achieve access to the sum of all scientific knowledge.
Nice infographic on the semantic Web
A web-based Twitter client (currently in early development) that allows you to control what you see (and more importantly what you don’t see) in your twitterstream.
Can’t find a link you’ve shared?
Trunk.ly automagically collects the links you share online … and makes them searchable.
Dryad is an international repository of data underlying peer-reviewed articles in the basic and applied biosciences.
A demo that shows how natural language analysis can be used to choose among many specialized options and features that Google Search has, such as News, Blogs, Books, etc.
Create beautiful, reproducible documents including graphs and analysis from your raw data and code.
An online tool to aide in the practice of active reading, research, and citation management.
Find and use the genomics resources relevant to your needs
For image searching, embedding, attributing
Interesting slideshow, “Why Aren’t we There Yet” on Open Science in biology
See how you can build an iPhone or Android app in minutes
PubCrawler is a free “alerting” service that scans daily updates to the NCBI Medline (PubMed) and GenBank databases
A simple way to attribute Creative Commons-licensed works on the web
Study on Impact of Journal Data Policies
Towards understanding the impact of journal data archiving policies on attitudes, experiences, and practices of authors
How to License Research Data
A useful guide
Coming soon to a searchbox near you!
The easiest, fastest, fairest, and best way to lend and borrow Kindle™ books.
Yet another tool for social curation (discovery and sharing)—cute video too.
The Digitization of Science:
Reproducibility and Interdisciplinary Knowledge Transfer
Very edifying sets of slides here. From a symposium at the AAAS Annual Meeting in February.
Create a visualization in three easy steps
Google Recipe View
A recipe search that exploits semantic web data in RDFa
BMJ Open launches with innovative new features
And I thought my self-correcting IBM Selectric II was cool. …