30+ Informative Mind Mapping Applications

October 26, 2009

During Web research it ii very useful to create mind maps or conceptual maps.

See a list of mind mapping tools.

Your mind maps could be used both for better understanding of your research topics and for creating better queries in your search.

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Software for Research (using Windows)

October 23, 2009

I have found a very intersting and large list of software for research.

Main categories of software is below in fheshort excerpt of the webiste:

GETTING ORGANIZED

MANAGING INFORMATION

  • notetaking programs, outliners, clipboard extenders
  • all-purpose information managers
  • spreadsheets and databases
  • web page downloads and annotation
  • file managers for electronic & paper files
  • bibliography and citation management software
  • interviewing and transcription software
  • storage, back-ups, security
  • web logs; peer-to-peer collaboration
  • computer utilities
  • FINDING INFORMATION

    ANALYZING INFORMATION

    PRESENTING RESEARCH

  • document software
  • presentation software and advice
  • web and email presentations
  • BUYING SOFTWARE


    20 Crucial Tools for Working On-the-Go

    October 15, 2009

    Visit the website “20 Crucial tools for Working On-the_Go“.

    You will find a list of different tools including

    – encryption tools,
    – online data backup,
    – productivity tools (Evernote, Ubernote and other),
    – remote access,
    – virtual phone.fax.


    Firefox is my PLE

    October 1, 2009

    I recommend to read a short info about main tools for research and usability tools.

    You will find a short info about the following research tools:

    Zotero,
    Diigo,
    Evernote,
    Googlepedia.