Resource: Digital Research Tools Wiki

My Rice Colleague Lisa Spiro (whose blog on digital scholarship rocks) and others have put together a fantastic wiki of digital research tools, including lots I have yet to try out and many that have been mentioned here, especially in light of the discussion about edupunk…


Christopher M. Kelty is a professor at the University of California, Los Angeles. He has a joint appointment in the Institute for Society and Genetics, the department of Information Studies and the Department of Anthropology. His research focuses on the cultural significance of information technology, especially in science and engineering. He is the author most recently of Two Bits: The Cultural Significance of Free Software (Duke University Press, 2008), as well as numerous articles on open source and free software, including its impact on education, nanotechnology, the life sciences, and issues of peer review and research process in the sciences and in the humanities.

3 thoughts on “Resource: Digital Research Tools Wiki

  1. Thanks for this link! I just got to it after the Savage Minds RSS feed seems to have started working again (I’m so lazy, I’ve become very dependent on the RSS feeds).
    On Spiro’s wiki, I found out about Wordle. I love the visual representation of words in a passage; it’s a little like Visual Thesaurus, which gives you an interactive sphere of words related to the one you put in.
    You can see it here (I think):

  2. No, well you couldn’t. But do check out Wordle. My Wordles are labeled opium, power, people.

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