This page lists links to tools and resources that can help researchers analyse, evaluate and conduct research more efficiently.
Academic Research Tools
Below are some of the variety of web tools that can make your academic life much easier.
Zotero is the only research tool that automatically senses content, allowing you to add it to your personal library with a single click. Whether you're searching for a preprint on arXiv.org, a journal article from JSTOR, a news story from the New York Times, or a book from your university library catalogue, Zotero has you covered with support for thousands of sites.
EndNote gives you the tools you need for searching, organizing and sharing your research. It allows you to easily create bibliographies while writing your next paper with features like Cite While You Write. Maximize your time with features like finding full text for your references and automatically updating records. Whether you’re on your desktop, online, or iPad, EndNote’s syncing capabilities let you access all of your references, attachments, and groups from anywhere.
Mendeley is a free reference manager and academic social network that can help you organize your research, collaborate with others online, and discover the latest research. Here is what you can do with Mendeley:
Automatically generate bibliographies
Collaborate easily with other researchers online
Easily import papers from other research software
Find relevant papers based on what you’re reading
Access your papers from anywhere online
Read papers on the go, with our new iPhone app
colwiz is a software start-up that spun out from the University of Oxford. Our goal is to accelerate research by providing a robust reference manager with data sharing and collaboration capabilities.
This is a great productivity app that helps you:
Coordinate and complete tasks with your teams.
Assign tasks to teammates.
Add due dates, labels and notes.
Follow tasks, track progress and measure the results.
Create as many projects as you like, across any number of teams and participants.
Keep your tasks organized and get work done.
Scrivener is a powerful content-generation tool for writers designed for composing and structuring long and difficult documents. While it gives you complete control of the formatting, its focus is on getting you to the end of that awkward first draft. Compose your text in any order and in pieces as large or small as you like. View the components of your draft individually or as a whole. Import and refer to research files such as images and PDFs alongside your writing.
Intelligent solution for document management on all devices, starting from capturing information precisely to storing, sharing, annotating and managing documents for different purposes. It makes the contents easily-accessed, organized and the collaboration efficient.
8- Bibliography and citation tools
The tools included in this list are among the best web services you can find online to help with the integration of bibliography and citations into documents. They cover different style formats including APA, MLA, and Chicago.
9- Google drive
Google Drive provides a powerful productivity suite useful for teachers. You can now upload your documents, work on them collaboratively, share them with others and also access them wherever you are.
Dropbox is a free service that lets you bring your photos, docs, and videos anywhere and share them easily. Never email yourself a file again!
Evernote allows you to remember and act upon ideas, projects and experiences across all the computers, phones and tablets you use.