May 6, 2009
Greetings all! I was thinking it might be helpful for students at all levels of study to add a topic for the best (preferably free) academic-related software. As a full-time worker and part-time masters student, I am always on the lookout for programs that can make my research and study a bit easier – be that in terms of time-efficiency, information collation, bibliographies, etc. So if anyone has any suggestions, please post.
The tools I'm using at present are:
Endnote (which we are supplied for free courtesy of my university)
Percent (a nice, light little prog for when I have to calculate percentages)
I have just installed Mendeley desktop (freeware) but have yet to go through it and see if it will be of benefit
And I am always on the lookout for a good (free) tree-style note program into which I can link web pages and images, as well as text (and one that allows me to export as Word docs or rtfs). Alas, I am yet to find exactly what I'm looking for despite trying numerous progs.
So how about all the rest of you students out there. What software do you find indispensible?
November 1, 2009
I don't know if this will help you, but cnet recently had an article on note-taking plug-ins to FF.
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