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The information organizing widgets listed on this page will help you collect and use the information that you find while conducting research. Each item below includes a short description of the widget and instructions on getting started.

Information Organizing Widgets

Zotero

What is it? A Firefox browser add-on that helps you collect, manage, and cite your research sources.

How can this help me? Save some time. With this one browser tool you can:

  • Capture citation info from Web sites.
  • Take notes in context.
  • Store files.
  • Tag your sources.

Click here to install this Firefox browser add-on

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Zoho Notebook

What is it? A tool that helps you aggregate content from multiple sources or applications.

How can this help me? A great tool for collaborating on team projects. Start a group notebook. Send content/comments and save it all in one place.

Click here to begin using Zoho Notebook

Click here to install the Firefox browser add-on for Zoho Notebook

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TextMarker

What is it? A Firefox browser add-on that highlights text online within your browser window. Then copy and paste as you wish.

How can this help me? If you’re a highlighter fan with books and articles, this is the way you can markup digital content.

Click here to install this Firefox browser add-on

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Readability

What is it? A simple tool that removes the clutter around what you're reading on the Web.

How can this help me? This tool will make reading on the Web more enjoyable.

Click here to get started with Readability

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NoodleBib

What is it? An awesome tool that helps you create MLA- or APA-formatted bibliographies online. Save as a Word document to turn in with your paper.

How can this help me? This tool will save your time and energy. This tool automatically formats your bibliography for you.

Click here to get started with Noodle Bib

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Flickr Uploadr

What is it? A tool that enables you to easily upload many images to your Flickr account.

How can this help me? Are you collecting photos from the Web for a research project? Use the Flickr Uploadr to keep your photos organized on the Web.

Click here to get the Flickr Uploadr

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Del.icio.us Web Browser Add-ons

What is it? Web browser add-ons that make it easier to bookmark and organize web sites with http://del.icio.us.

How can this help me? If you are researching on the Internet, these tools can help you organize the sites you are interested in.

Click here to install the Firefox browser add-on for del.icio.us

Click here to install the Chrome browser add-on for del.icio.us

Click here to install the Internet Explorer browser add-on for del.icio.us

Click here to install a del.icio.us add-on for any other Web browser

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CiteMe Facebook App

What is it? A Facebook app that creates formatted citations in APA, Chicago, Harvard, MLA, or Turabian style for books and other items found in WorldCat.

How can this help me? Save your time and energy. This tool automatically formats your bibliography for you.

Click here to install the CiteMe Facebook App

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