[Libs-Or] Collection of links on science, medicine, scholarly communication and general Web stuff
hleman at samhealth.org
hleman at samhealth.org
Wed Jan 5 12:28:11 PST 2011
Hi, all. Sorry if I have already sent this--I think I had the address wrong that time.
Anywhooooo, I have been roaming around in Twitter again and would like to pass along links to some tools and think pieces I came across.
Hope Leman, MLIS
Research Information Technologist
Center for Health Research and Quality
Samaritan Health Services
815 NW 9th Street Suite 203A
Corvallis, OR 97330
Word Lens real-time translating app:
A history of computing flamewars—in handy graph form!
Sitesimon is a clickstreaming service that keeps users connected with the sites their friends are visiting in real-time.
Find abstracts and comment on them. Annotatr is a mashup, combining CiteULike abstracts with the Disqus commenting system.
Google Body Browser
Evolving English voice map
Foldit is a revolutionary new computer game enabling you to contribute to important scientific research.
TweetStats Graph your Twitter
Feel a Kiss and Touch Someone Through Your Phone
Think about the possibilities for rehab and assistive technology and communication disorders:
Video worth watching:
Tweak the Tweet is a hashtag-based syntax to help direct Twitter communications for more efficient data extraction for those communicating about disaster events.
Uniquation is designed to search for mathematical information on the Internet.
Google Shared Spaces
What happens with all the Google Wave gadgets, now that Google Wave has been discontinued? They're available in Google Shared Spaces, a small Google Labs project that helps you collaborate with other people by adding information to a gadget
Open Access Introduction : Supporting researchers with open access
Why I and you should avoid NC licences
Let’s see what happens with this project:
What is Ledface?
We call it collective artificial intelligence. Ledface is a project powered by a crowdsourcing technology that connects you to the collective human knowledge. You can ask Ledface whatever you want, about any subject and you will get not just “results” but contextualized answers and opinions.
Tweepi - the first and only Twitter Follow Management with stats...
Listoid--Top Lists of Everything! Discover the best of web in list form.
Cute video here:
Tweasier is a new Twitter application currently in beta.
Follow activities via hashtags:
Track mentions of your username on twitter and have them sent to your mobile phone as it happens. For Free!
HashTracking.com is the premier Twitter hashtag tracking and analytics service.
TogoDoc Server/Client System: Smart Recommendation and Efficient Management of Life Science Literature
Does Collocation Inform the Impact of Collaboration?
FReD: The Floral Reflectance Database — A Web Portal for Analyses of Flower Colour
Participatory Epidemiology: Use of Mobile Phones for Community-Based Health Reporting
DeleteMe: A Delete Button for Your Sordid Internet Past
PhatPad: a Newton-like note-taking app for iPad
Tools to build your own federated social network
5 Free and Useful Online SEO tools
• Create a story out of your favorite tweets
Organize tweets into a compelling narrative quickly and easily.
• Save interesting stories to Storybook
Set aside interesting stories by fellow users for further reading.
Academic Search Engine Spam and Google Scholar’s Resilience Against it
Find and enjoy videos, photos, music, and websites recommended by people who love the same stuff you do.
Monitoring PubMed retractions: a Heroku-hosted Sinatra application
5 Free Annotation and Collaboration Tools for Web Projects
Measurement and analysis
calibre is a free and open source e-book library management application developed by users of e-books for users of e-books. It has a cornucopia of features divided into the following main categories:
Tatoeba – a free and open database of sentences
The Public Domain Review
The Public Domain Review is exactly what it says on the tin: a web-based review of works which have entered the public domain.
Authoratory is privately funded search engine for finding experts. Fully functional now, with many exciting features, Authoratory is still under active development. The chemist and Open Science maven Jean-Claude Bradley warns, though, “Looks like there is no way to add or edit info - from FAQ: The indexing services work with some delay and it might take years for the article to be included.”
Pollmo is the world's simplest polling application.
Create Your Own Custom QR Code!
All you need is a smart phone and your custom Jumpscan QR code!
Capture photos, music, tweets, posts, and much more.
View and share your entire online life in one place.
Explore and search your history.
Useful reading by Martin Fenner:
Author Identifier Overview
And on a related note:
The ISNI and Its Role in Providing Scholarly Content
• Extend every page on the web with a space for all
• See what others are saying about any page you browse
• Share with existing friends or new ones, and have fun!
Mashing up library data with open source
Twitter 210: Vanity URL Shortening
Software That Summarizes
Citebrite Link directly to quotes in Web pages.
The 13 Best Analytics Tools to Keep Track of Your Visitors
Groundcrew activates your social networks and lists. It turns them into action networks, and it puts mission control in your pocket.
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