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Free online set of tools to process PDF and other types of documents online.

Code license: Closed source
Last updated: 16 Mar 2017

Annotum is an open-source, open-process, open-access scholarly authoring and publishing platform based on WordPress.

Code license: Open source
Last updated: 20 Apr 2016

A software application that enables a user to search, manipulate and publish large SGML/XML documents. Anastasia was developed within an academic context to enable the manipulation of a single, large mark-up documents or a set of documents. It utilises two methods to interpret the structure of a mark-up document: First, it uses pattern-matching algorithms to process a hierarchical tree, similar to other XML software applications; Second, it interprets the document structure as a series of sequential 'events' which must be processed.

Code license: Open source, GNU GPL
Last updated: 23 Feb 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

Data Dictionary Generator está dirigido a la comunidad de edición TEI y tiene como objetivo ejecutarse dentro de oXygen. El diccionario Data Dictionary Generator (DDG) genera perfiles de cada uno de los elementos y atributos que aparecen en un archivo TEI. Cada entrada incluye una definición de las pautas de TEI, una representación, una definición específica del proyecto (si hubiere), un breve panorama de cómo se está utilizando realmente el elemento o atributo.

Last updated: 2 Oct 2015

Aimed at the TEI editing community and intended to be run inside oXygen, the Data Dictionary Generator (DDG) generates profiles of every element and attribute appearing in a TEI file. Each entry includes a definition from the TEI Guidelines, a local, project-specific definition (if provided), and a brief snapshot of how the element or attribute is actually being used. By making it easy to compare these three things, the DDG aims to help project editors reflect on current practice within their projects and quickly create stronger encoding guidelines for their collaborators.

Last updated: 28 Sep 2015

SentimentBuilder is an online tool that performs text analytics on emails, reviews, feedback, chat data or any unstructured texts via Natural Language Processing. It's the only tool where you can upload a file for processing and then visually view the results in a Sankey Flow Report to quickly identify trends, issues and strengths and then customize each view, save and share! Export any result for your own offline analysis! Try the Always Free version today and upload your own data or try one of our sample files.

Code license: Closed source
Last updated: 4 Sep 2015

About Freedom

Freedom is the amazing little app for Windows and Mac computers that locks you away from the 'net for up to eight hours at a time. At the end of your time offline, Freedom allows you back on the internet.

Freedom enforces freedom; you'll need to reboot if you want to get back online while Freedom's running. The hassle of rebooting means you're less likely to cheat, letting you focus on work.

Last updated: 29 Aug 2015

Scalar es una plataforma gratuita, de código abierto, que está diseñada para hacer más fácil para los autores escribir en formato digital en línea. Scalar permite a los usuarios yuxtaponer multimedia de diferentes fuentes con su propia escritura en una variedad de maneras, con experiencia técnica mínima.

Scalar también se puede utilizar para montar y anotar contenidos de vídeo, y combinar con texto para crear un documento rico en medios.

Last updated: 3 Aug 2015

Las principales utilidades de Citavi son la gestión de referencias, la organización del conocimiento, y la planificación de las tareas.

Gestión de Referencias

Code license: Closed source
Last updated: 2 Aug 2015

Editors' Notes es una herramienta basada en la web de código abierto para la grabación, organización, conservación, y el acceso a las notas de apertura de investigación, construido para las necesidades de los proyectos de edición de documentales, archivos y bibliotecas de colecciones especiales.

Code license: Open source
Last updated: 8 Jul 2015

Paperpile es un software de gestión de referencia comercial, que utiliza Internet, y pone especial énfasis en la integración de Google Docs y Google Scholar. Importa información desde sitios web de editores académicos hasta bases de datos como PubMed, Google Scholar, Google Books y arXiv. Paperpile puede recuperar y almacenar las publicaciones de archivos en PDF de aquellos usuarios con una cuenta en Google Drive.

Code license: Closed source
Last updated: 8 Jul 2015

Lucidpress es un editor en línea gratuito para realizar panfletos, folletos, revistas y mucho más. Entre sus características se encuentran las siguientes: colaboración en tiempo real, edición digital y fácil intercambio de información, todas características que pueden resumirse en una interface intuitiva y esto se resume en una interface intuitiva y de fácil clic. Actualice este programa en una cuenta profesional para incrementar el espacio de almacenamiento y el acceso a plantillas adicionales.

Last updated: 8 Jul 2015

Microsoft OneNote es una libreta virtual que permite al usuario guardar notas e información en un solo entorno y realizar búsquedas en libretas compartidas para agilizar la administración de información y el trabajo con otros. OneNote era un software pago, pero ahora es gratuito en todas las plataformas.

Code license: Closed source
Last updated: 5 Jul 2015

Open Science Framework (OSF) es una herramienta de código abierto gratuita diseñada para que los investigadores administren el flujo de trabajo de investigación en su totalidad: la planificación, la ejecución, la generación de informes, el archivado y el descubrimiento. Es en parte un software colaborativo y en parte, un sistema de control de versión. Se puede usar OSF para administrar proyectos individuales o proyectos colaborativos más extensos.

Code license: Apache License
Last updated: 14 Jun 2015

4th Dimension es un entorno gráfico para el desarrollo de bases de datos desde un usuario único, cliente / servidor o aplicaciones Web.

Code license: Closed source
Last updated: 24 May 2015

Tumblr es una plataforma de blogs y microbloggs, enfocada en el intercambio de datos entre blogs individuales. Los usuarios pueden crear y difundir datos en un editor visual o HTML, utilizando formatos estándar Tumblr para publicación: texto, foto, cita, enlace, chat, audio y video.

Code license: Open source
Last updated: 9 May 2015

TypePad es una plataforma comercial de host comlpeto para blogging, Proporciona bibliotecas de diseños personalizados de blogs.

Code license: Closed source
Last updated: 9 May 2015

Evernote es un software para archivar y gestionar notas o apuntes en la nube. Se pueden crear carpetas de notas de forma privada o pública . Los usuarios pueden tomar notas de texto, subir archivos para adjuntarlos a dichas notas o carpetas.
Evernote incorpora la opción OCR para imágenes con texto impreso o manuscrito.
Tiene una versión premium que permite el acceso de las notas de forma offline , mayor capacidad de almacenamiento y búsqueda de archivos PDF´s.

Code license: Closed source
Last updated: 2 May 2015

Sophie es una herramienta electrónica para la creación, colaboración, lectura, y publicación de los documentos de los medios de comunicación ricos en entornos de red. Construido en Java, se ejecuta en una variedad de plataformas.

No es compatible con cualquiera de los formatos epub o mobi aunque utiliza su propio formato interno.

El desarrollo del proyecto parece haberse estancado.

Last updated: 1 May 2015

Scrivener es un programa que permite escribir y organizar notas virtuales y bosquejos gestionando las versiones, opciones de importación - exportación y plantillas de guión . Ofrece un sistema de gestión de notas, documentos y metadata.

Habilita la creación de documentos desde otros secundarios , desde ebook ( epub , kindle/mobi) , tanto como la exportación a TeX, LaTex y formato de Documento Abierto ( en inglés Open Document Format ), PDF y Microsoft Word.

La versión para Linux está en beta. iOS en desarrollo aún.

Code license: Closed source
Last updated: 18 Aug 2015

VARD 2 is an interactive piece of software produced in Java designed to assist users of historical corpora in dealing with spelling variation, particularly in Early Modern English texts. The tool is intended to be a pre-processor to other corpus linguistic methods such as keyword analysis, collocations and annotation (e.g. POS and semantic tagging), the aim being to improve the accuracy of these tools

Last updated: 19 Feb 2015

WriteLaTeX is a free service that lets users create, edit and share their scientific ideas easily online using LaTeX, a comprehensive and powerful tool for scientific writing. Users can start projects with quality LaTeX templates for journals, CVs, resumes, papers, presentations, assignments, letters, project reports, and more.

Code license: Closed source
Last updated: 30 Jan 2015

Integrated Content Environment (ICE) was an open source project of the Learning Resources Development (LRD) unit at the University of Southern Queensland. The content management system allowed users to convert content authored in Microsoft Word or OpenOffice.org Writer into self-contained course websites using the IMS format.

The ICE authoring environment enabled:

Code license: Open source, GNU GPL
Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

QuarkXPress desktop publishing software is commonly used to create page layouts for a variety of print publications such as books, newspapers, magazines, posters and brochures. Similar in function to InDesign, the main differences are Quark's unique features for exporting documents as interactive webpages as well as its widespread use by printers, typesetters and page designers.
Features:

Code license: Closed source
Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

Blogger is simple blog publishing software owned by Google.

Code license: Closed source
Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

Edublogs is an educational blogging service for teachers and students to create, manage, and publish on their own WordPress sites. Provides cloud hosting and a simplified interface, as well as additional account options at the university level.

Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

MLA, APA, Chicago / Turabian and most-common Bluebook forms as an integrated citing and note-taking platform for individual or group projects. Prompts for analysis of source types and is unique in offering teaching support and personal help on any citation. Instructor / librarian view allows teacher to comment on work-in-progress providing just-in-time feedback in-context. Archives copies of web pages and pdfs which can be annotated. Dashboard provides long-term access to a portfolio of work.

Code license: Closed source
Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

Save time and effort with TextExpander! Whether it's a simple email signature or several paragraphs of a standard response, you'll love how easy it is to use TextExpander to avoid typing the same thing over and over.

Code license: Closed source
Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

WriteRoom is an alternative to Microsoft Word, that removes distractions on your computer while you're writing. WriteRoom is a full screen writing environment that has certain functions like word count and autosave. WriteRoom for iOS is synced with Dropbox, and your iPhone/iPad/iPod touch.

Code license: Closed source
Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

Journler is a daily notebook and entry based information manager. Scholars, teachers, students, writers, and everyday users may use this on a daily basis to integrate their notebook content to other sources of media such as audio and video.

The site has not been updated since 201. It looks like Journaler is now available open source though the option to purchase is still displayed.

Code license: Open source
Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

A simple and easy tool for creating EPUB, MOBI, and other ebook formats.

Code license: Closed source
Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

Insync extends Google Drive's web functionality to your desktop by integrating with Windows, Mac and Linux platforms. Insync allows for built-in sharing without a browser, multiple account support, on-demand shared file syncing, desktop notifications and more.

Code license: Closed source
Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

Participad is a WordPress plugin that allows multiple people to edit the same WP content at the same time. Powered by Etherpad Lite, Participad gives you: notepads for collaborative notetaking; synchronous authoring of any content in the WordPress Dashboard; front-end editing. You can download it from the WordPress plugin repository.

Participad has three modules:

Code license: Open source, GNU GPL v3
Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

Mediathread is an open-source platform for exploration, analysis, and organization of web-based multimedia content. It interoperates with a variety of image and video collections (such as YouTube, Flickr, library databases, and course libraries), enabling users to lift items out of these collections and into a scholarly analysis environment. In Mediathread, items can then be clipped, annotated, organized, and embedded into compositions and other written analysis.

Code license: GNU GPL v2
Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

Writefull is a light-weight app that uses data from Google Books (5+ million books) and the Web to improve your writing, It compares small sections of your text to a large data set of writing found online and in Google Books. All you need to do is select a chunk of your text in your browser or text editing software, activate the Writefull popover, and choose one of its five options:

1) check the number of results (how often the chunk appears in Google Books or the Web);

Code license: Closed source
Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

Ghost is a free, open source publishing platform. Also available as a hosted service for a monthly subscription cost.

Code license: Open source, MIT License
Last updated: 29 Dec 2014
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