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    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
    Tags:

    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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