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Day 15 – WebCite (Writing)

Of all the writing & citing tools we’ve looked at this week, WebCite was (to me) the least familiar – but one that addresses a problem that everyone has encountered – the 404 File Not Found, otherwise known as link rot. WebCite is an on-demand archiving system for web references (websites, blogs, or other kinds…

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Day 14 – Zotero (Writing)

Zotero is a standout member of the family of reference manager systems – it’s user-friendly, flexible and intuitive, with a lot of features that make it easy to love. It’s a free, open-source research tool that helps you easily collect and organize references, cite them in documents or in standalone bibliographies, and share them in…

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Day 13 – Mendeley (Writing)

So far this week, we’ve looked at online authoring tools. Let’s turn to managing references with a tour of Mendeley, a unique reference management system that includes a discovery and social networking dimension. Mendeley is a free reference manager and academic social network. Like all reference managers, Mendeley allows you to easily save, organize, and…

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Day 12 – Overleaf (Writing)

Today we continue with our tour of tools that support your writing with a look at Overleaf (formerly known as writeLaTeX). Overleaf is a free, web-based LaTeX and rich text collaborative writing and publishing tool. Like Authorea (featured in yesterday’s blog post), it supports real-time collaboration in your browser, with real-time previews, so you can…

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Day 11 – Authorea (Writing)

This week, we focus on tools that support your writing – innovations for authors. Let’s dive into Day 11 with a look at Authorea.  (Day 11?  See 30toolsfor30days!) Authorea is a web-based collaborative writing platform with a robust version control system (Git) that supports writing in many formats – LaTeX and Markdown, HTML, Javascript, and…