Tweet This is an exciting release. In a single stroke, Zotero may have added the most important feature of online apps such as citeUlike (collaboration) and the best feature of Mendeley (metadata extraction). I have no idea how well these work, as I have just moved to zotero recently and don’t want to risk trying [...]
Archive for February, 2009
Tweet If you collaborate with people who use another reference management system or (to a lesser extent) word processor/typesetting program, you know that things can get messy. I just found out Bibtex4Word, and this could be a good solution: BibTex4Word is an add-in for Microsoft Word that allows the citation of references from a BibTex [...]
Tweet The Max Planck institute of biochemistry has put together a nice review of bibliographic programs. They seem to think that refworks has an edge, and that makes me curious enough to try it.
Tweet Luis von Ahn (the father of human computation and creator of smart ideas such as reCAPTCHA) has a provocative post in which he contrasts research with the practice of writing academic papers. Spending time writing papers, he argues, fosters redundancy, produces an imbalance between original research and communication effort, and crystallizes research output. Even [...]