Tag: software

Making the most of Mendeley

Mendeley is a versatile and powerful reference management platform that helps automatically create pre-formatted reference lists that reliably match the citations in the body of your assignment. It can save you time and hassle referencing things, whichever referencing style you

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Tools fit for a researcher

There are some amazing research tools available via AppsAnywhere.  They are all supported by Information Service (IS) rather than the Library but that doesn’t make them any less special.  Just be sure to click “OK” on the pop-up dialogue box

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Make your computer do your referencing for you

Referencing can be boring, tiring, long winded… like the rest of the world, most librarians don’t have many good things to say about it other than “it’s necessary”.  Suffering while referencing however is neither necessary nor advisable.  The seductive “cite”

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Learn Citavi in 20 minutes

Citavi is a powerful and increasingly popular project and reference management tool.  The free version supports up to 100 references and offers the full range of tools as the purchased/licensed full version, so you can try everything Citavi has to

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Introducing Citavi for reference and project management

Joining the existing cast of popular reference management apps, including Zotero and Mendeley, Citavi is an increasingly popular research project management tool that also supports reference management.

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Open source accessibility software now available from library desks

The Library now supplies the open source “MyStudyBar” software on USB stick for you to take away and use for free.  Please ask for a copy from library staff at staffed ground floor library desks.  These are available to anyone

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A most Knovel app

Science and engineering reference source Knovel has released a new mobile app for Android and iOS so you can now get mobile friendly reliable technical data on the go on field trips and in the lab.  With My Knovel ToGo, you can even download

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Beyond Google

“Google is coming after critics in academia and journalism. It’s time to stop them.” ~ Zephyr Teachout Is there anything Google cannot do?  Is there anything Google soon will not decide it should not do?  By the time you rule the world,

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10 apps of Christmas 2016 #10 – Videofy.me

Last but not least, Videofy.me allows you to film, edit and blog videos from your smartphone, adding effects currently not currently offered by the live video streams of mainstream social media apps.  Interesting for sketching video projects and if you have a

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10 apps of Christmas 2016 #9 – Any.do

Any.do is one of the most popular apps for keeping track of your to do list, and it helpfully syncs across devices including your laptop/computer over the web, so you can set up your task list before breakfast and track it

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