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Collaborative Research: Collaboration Tools

This LibGuide provides resources, tools and insights on collaborative research.

Social Media Tools and Mobile Apps for Researchers


​​ArticleSearch. This free App for Higher Education students enables to perform simultaneous searches across multiple sources, for easy access and instant results using iPhone, iPod-touch or iPad.

iSSRN. This Mobile App by Social Science Research Network (SSRN) is a trove of research papers in the social sciences and humanities from the open access repository of SSRN

SpringerLink. This App provides a valuable set of features to personalize searches, bookmark and save documents and share document summaries with colleagues. The SpringerLink App puts all SpringerLink peer-reviewed journals, articles and book chapters spanning every area of science, technology and medicine.

figshare. This online digital repository enable researchers to preserve and share their research outputs, including figures, datasets, images, and videos. It is free to upload content and free to access, in adherence to the principle of open data.

Mind42. This free online mind mapping software creates mind maps - a special form of a structured diagram to visually organize information.

Twitter for Academics. This microblogging site allows users to send and receive short public messages called tweets in 140 characters. By following people, organizations and sources, users can interact with thousands of academics and researchers. Using hashtags, replies and retweets, trends and information can be easily retrieved.

nVivo. This software for qualitative and mixed methods research allows users to collect, organize and analyze content from interviews, focus group discussions, surveys, social media data, and related information from videos and webpages.

WikiSpaces. This web 2.0 tool is used by individuals, community groups, small teams, big businesses, government agencies. It provides an avenue for any collaborative works.

Professional Networks

Tools for Virtual Meetings

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