Collaborative Research Tools

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KEY: Top Tools for Learning 2015 Free Tool


2collab : Online collaboration tool for researchers to share, connect and discuss relevant research with others. Hosted

CiteULike : A service for managing and discovering scholarly references. Hosted

Connotea : Online reference management for all researchers, clinicians and scientists, and to share references with others. Hosted

diigo : Powerful research tool and knowledge sharing community. Diigo Groups provides a collaborative research and learning tool that allows any group of people to pool their findings through group bookmarks, highlights, sticky notes, and forum. Hosted

iBreadcrumbs : Allows students, researchers, and professors to organize the world’s data into narrow research “breadcrumbs” or click-streams. Hosted

Many Eyes : View your data, ask questions, and share your discoveries.Hosted

Mendeley : Organise, share and discover research papers. Download/Hosted

Notefish : Notefish makes Internet research simple. Save information from the web into a single online Notefish page, then organize and share! Hosted

refbase : This database lets you manage and share your academic literature. Hosted

Rizzoma : a free on-line collaboration tool that allows users to share their knowledge and ideas in real time. Hosted

Scrible : a free web app that improves how you read and research online articles Hosted

Wajam: Tap into your friends’ knowledge when you search. Easily retrieve links  from your Twitter, Facebook and Delicious feeds. Hosted

WIKINDX : Bibliographic and quotations/notes management and article authoring system Open Source, Download

Wikipedia – Collaborative encyclopaedia. Hosted