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Archivd is a collaborative research tool that enables users to “automatically extract images, videos, phone numbers, emails, mailing addresses, prices. Group pages by project and subject. Search the full text of every page and custom field. Research with and get feedback from your coworkers.”


It provides a central space for people with common interests, be they [...]

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Wolfram Alpha

Wolfram Alpha has now been launched. What is it? More than just a new search engine, Wolfram Alpha intends to answer your questions rather than direct you to other websites as per other search engines.


Students are bound to latch onto this site quickly as it can answer mathematical equations as well as other school-related questions. [...]

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The Digital Research Tools wiki is a collection of tools that is arranged by task, preceded by a definition of that task.
A great example is that of screencasting. The DiRT wiki gives the following information:

Definition:  A screencast is a recording of actions taken on a computer screen, often with accompanying narration.  It is essentially a movie [...]

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Bibme is an online tool that helps students (and teachers, in fact anyone who needs to) compile a bibliography.

Bibme homepage

There are two ways to enter the data needed for Bibme to automatically create your bibliography:

Scan or type in the ISBN
If the ISBN cannot be found by Bibme, enter the publication details into the template

Once this has [...]

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A new way to research? Zotero is a revolutionary Mozilla Firefox  (an alternative web browser to Internet Explorer) extension that helps users ‘collect, manage and cite’ research sources.

With the results of a recent survey where 49% of Cambridge students admitted plagiarism, that sounds fantastic. How  does it work?
The Zotero website says that it:

‘automatically captures citation of information from [...]

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Diigo (pronounced Deego) is a Web 2.0 tool that lets users bookmark, highlight  and add sticky notes to web pages. You can add and share (or not share if you don’t want to) annotations and get recommendations from other users. You are able to publish easily from Diigo to your blog or email and all references [...]

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