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Note taking and organization. What is KeepNote KeepNote is a note taking application that works on Windows, Linux, and MacOS X.

Note taking and organization

With KeepNote, you can store your class notes, TODO lists, research notes, journal entries, paper outlines, etc in a simple notebook hierarchy with rich-text formatting, images, and more. Using full-text search, you can retrieve any note for later reference. KeepNote is designed to be cross-platform (implemented in Python and PyGTK) and stores your notes in simple and easy to manipulate file formats (HTML and XML). Archiving and transferring your notes is as easy as zipping or copying a folder. Papers : : Software for Research.


Citation and Bibliography Tools. JSTOR. Teaching Tools. Reference. Art. BetterLinks – Navigate the web better with personalized, relevant links. The Best Online Research Apps/Sites You've Never Heard Of. Zotero. Get smart: Top 10 research tools. Zotero: A Serious Online Research Tool: Online Collaboration « For years, I’ve been looking for a serious online research tool that would let me not just add to the ratnest of bookmarks and “favorites” I have, but really control, annotate, correlate, tag and source online material.

Zotero: A Serious Online Research Tool: Online Collaboration «

Last week, as I was gearing up to join WWD, I found an awesomely deep, free, open source and innovative tool in the form of a super-stable FireFox 2.0 extension: Zotero. Zotero is a brainchild of the Center for History and New Media at George Mason University, well funded thanks to several grants, including $1.2 million from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The money shows – Zotero is as slick as any commercial product, the documentation is deep and tasty with lots of nicely done screencasts and the developer info is some of the best Open Source project docs I’ve seen.

Zotero has already gotten rave reviews in the academic community, with now 600,000 active users. EasyBib: Free Bibliography Maker - MLA, APA, Chicago citation styles.