Research Tools

Various Research Tools exist to facilitate collaborative research:

Project/Team Management
Asana: Team productivity software
diigo: knowledge management; collaboration
DIRT: Registry of digital research tools; targeting humanists and others conducting digital research
Docollab: Electronic lab notebook & research publishing platform; Store experiments, protocols, files, scientific data, manage projects, track team’s progress
Huddle: collaboration software; cloud-based; combines social networking, content creation, real-time communication, project management
HyperOffice: Intranet, document management, collaboration suite, mobile collaboration
Mendeley: reference manager, academic social network; collaborative teamwork
Open Science Framework: Project management with collaborations; sharing with the public
Planzone: project planning, management of tasks/resources; collaboration platform
Project Bubble: online project management
Project Forum: using wiki technology for team collaboration
Projectplace: Project management tool
Trello: Project Management

Grid-Enabled Measures Database (GEM):
This NCI tool is a web-based collaborative tool that facilitates interactions and discussions on difficult topics to reach consensus on best measures and share data resulting from use of such measures.

Identify Research Experts:
SciVal Experts/Pure: Elsevier’s product; allows to identify key researchers at your institution and suggests networking possibilities
Direct2Experts: federated network of biomedical research expertise

Managing Scholarly References

Federal Demonstration Partnership (FDP