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StudentFreelance Mixed ink SynchroEdit Etherpad Foundation Online tools for researchers | Connected Researchers Here you will find a list of online “web 2.0″ tools, designed for researchers. The list will be updated progressively as this blogs explores the different services out there. I – Using “the crowd” for research (crowdsourcing, surveys…) II – Scientific Social Networking III – Sharing Science (data, figures, code, samples…) IV – Lab and Research Management Tools V – Producing research (data analysis, writing, publishing) VI – Find expertise VII – Find, organize and discuss papers I – Crowdsoucing Research – New tools specifically designed for crowdsourcing research are developing rapidly. For example, here are a few funding-based crowdsourcing sites (crowdfunding): Other crowdfunding seeks active participation of the public or of other researchers to accomplish specific tasks. SciStarter – Have users participate in various scientific experiments.Socialsci – A survey service tailored for researchers. II – Social Networking Sites for Researchers – Reference managers orientated:

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