Tuesday, March 13, 2007

Zotero is Here

The editors of PC Magazine have voted Zotero, a web research tool developed at George Mason University, as one of their top picks for free software in the February 20, 2007, issue. Mason Gazette article.

Dan Cohen of the Center for History and New Media is speaking on “Zotero and the Promise of Social Computing in Academia” at the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities today.
... what if we could use digital methods to recapture that enormous
amount of scholarly work, the 90% of research that, like an iceberg,
is hidden beneath the 10% of the final product? The Zotero project
(which I co-direct) has released software that allows users to build,
tag, and annotate their own research collections, with a high level of
integration with online texts and databases ... Snippet from Zotero Blog archive
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