Tools for Beyond the PDF Writing Project

Please list the tool below, including name, short description, contact person, link and tags if it relates to the Beyond the PDF Writing Project. This page is maintained by Alex Garnett and Martin Fenner.

Infrastructure

Figshare
Data hosting and indexing repository
Tags: repository

Science 3.0
CC-0 RDF data hosting
Tags: repository

Dropbox
Online file sharing and backup
http://www.dropbox.com/
Tags: sharing
 
Git/Github
Distributed version control system
http://github.com/
Tags: sharing, git
 
Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3)
Fully redundant data storage infrastructure
http://doc.s3.amazonaws.com/betadesign/Versioning.html
Tags: sharing, s3
 
Admiral
Data management infrastructure for research activities in the life sciences
David Shotton http://imageweb.zoo.ox.ac.uk/pub/2009/admiral/ADMIRAL_Project_Case_for_Support.pdf
Tags: 
Merritt
Small and self-contained repository service from the California Digital Library
http://merritt.cdlib.org/
Tags: repository

BioTorrents
BitTorrent-based file sharing service for scientists
Jonathan Eisen http://www.biotorrents.net/
Tags: peer_to_peer, sharing

Dataverse

An Open-Source Application for Publishing, Citing and Discovering Research Data

http://thedata.org/
Tags: sharing

Metadata creation

Fascinator
An extensible, open-source platform for managing your digital objects
Peter Sefton https://fascinator.usq.edu.au/
Tags: repository
 
BagIt
Hierarchical file packaging format for the exchange of generalized digital content.
Tags:
 
Scratchpads
A social networking tool for building, sharing and publishing information on the diversity of life
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Clients and Container tools

ePub Reader
Firefox plugin for reading ePub files in the browser
http://www.epubread.com
Tags: epub

Sigil
Open Source ePub editor available for Windows, Linux and Mac
http://code.google.com/p/sigil/
Tags: epub

Blogging Beyond the PDF
A set of Wordpress plugins for managing references and author identifiers. 
Martin Fenner http://blogs.xartrials.org
Tags: wordpress, reference_management, html, orcid
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