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Topincs is a online database software. Given a data model, it allows

Last updated: 28 Mar 2017

ZeeMaps mapea rápidamente puntos sobre mapas de base Google de dos maneras:
1) El usuario sube un archivo .csv de puntos de datos y sus ubicaciones.
2) Un grupo de usuarios agrega sus propios puntos de ubicación en el mapa, en su tiempo libre de sus propios dispositivos.

Cada punto puede incluir texto, vídeo, imagen o anotaciones de audio.

La funcionalidad básica es gratuita; cargas más grandes y un gran número de mapas requieren una suscripción pagada.

Code license: Closed source
Last updated: 7 Jun 2016

Crowdmap permite al investigador armar un mapa Web basado en un tema en particular e invitar a varios usuarios (participantes, sujetos de la investigación, colaboradores, múltiples asistentes) para que aporten información al mapa en cualquier momento y por cuenta propia.

Por US$10 mensuales, los usuarios pueden comprar servicios arancelados, incluyendo mapas privados y personalizados.

Code license: GNU LGPL
Last updated: 7 Jun 2016

SepiaTown is a cultural history project that aims to provide a window to the past by merging photography, geography, and technology, by acting as a forum for institutions and individuals to share and map historical images.

Once they have signed up, users may upload historic images to the site individually or in batches. Each image is given a title, description and keywords, as well as a spatial location represented by a marker on a map.

Last updated: 7 Jun 2016

DM is an environment for the study and annotation of images and texts. It is a suite of tools, enabling scholars to gather and organize the evidence necessary to support arguments based in digitized resources. DM enables users to mark fragments of interest in manuscripts, print materials, photographs, etc. and provide commentary on these resources and the relationships among them.

Last updated: 1 May 2016

Google Docs is an online environment for editing and sharing documents, spreadsheets, presentations, forms, drawings, and tables. Google Docs documents can be public or private, or shared with anyone with a Google account, e-mailed, or downloaded in various formats, including conversions to PDF and other formats not identical to the original or to the proprietary format used at creation. Designated people with whom items are shared can be given permission to comment or edit the files, thus providing a quick way to collaborate on creating and editing documents and presentations.

Code license: Closed source
Last updated: 26 Jan 2016

BuddyPress es una variante de WordPress que incluye funciones para redes sociales.

Code license: GNU GPL
Last updated: 24 May 2015

WordPress es una plataforma de publicación electrónica fácil de usar y originalmente diseñada en torno a los blogs. Actualmente ha desarrollado sus funciones y ha evolucionado en un contenido sólido y en un sistema de gestión de aprendizaje, con muchos temas y extensiones (plugins) para obtener una mayor funcionalidad .

Code license: GNU GPL v2
Last updated: 19 Oct 2016

Commentpress es un plugin para personalizar un tema de WordPress.Permite realizar comentarios pormenorizados al margen del texto. Comentarios colaborativos sobre un texto, párrafo, etc.

Code license: Open source, GNU GPL
Last updated: 6 Apr 2015

Social Science Research Network (SSRN) is devoted to the rapid, global dissemination of social science research. The SSRN electronic library consists of an abstract database containing abstracts on over 574,300 scholarly working papers and forthcoming papers, as well as an electronic paper collection with over 475,8000 downloadable, full-text PDF documents.

Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

Annozilla allows you to view and create annotations associated with a web page. To use Annozilla you need to install the packages and get set up with an account with the W3C test server.

Code license: Open source
Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

Co-ment is a text annotation and collaborative writing tool. Co-ment provides a friendly graphic user interface for text annotation, collaboration and writing texts online.

Code license: GNU Affero GPL v.3
Last updated: 29 Dec 2014 is a WordPress plug-in that allows paragraph-level commenting in the margins of a text. Use as a collaboration tool for blog-style comment threads off individual paragraphs. Host your project on or download it for use with your own WordPress installation.

Code license: Open source
Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

Jarnal is an open-source application for notetaking, sketching, keeping a journal, making a presentation, annotating a document - including pdf - or collaborating using a stylus, mouse or keyboard. It is similar to Microsoft Windows Journal and to the earlier Mimeo whiteboarding and Palm notepad applications.

Code license: GPL
Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

NowComment makes it easy to have rich, engaging discussions of online documents no matter how large (or small) your class or collaboration group. It's fast, powerful, and feature-rich: you can sort comments, skim summaries, create assignments, hide comments, highlight with multiple colors and meanings, and much more. Integrates to any LMS via LTI. Used in universities and K12 schools for the past 6 years.

Code license: Closed source
Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

Annotating documents with highlights and notes can quickly clutter the page. Annotations simplifies adding and managing notes to texts while keeping the documents clear and readable.


  • Highlight text with colours, assign custom keywords or add notes
  • Auto-completion to match existing keywords as you type
  • Organise and filter annotations by collections, type, keywords or matching search criteria
  • Create relationships between different annotations
Last updated: 29 Dec 2014
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