Tools and Resources

Tools

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    Code Ocean

    Code Ocean is an online resource for researchers using computational approaches in their work. You can use it to share code publicly as well as share code privately with research collaborators. The key feature of Code Ocean is that it uses containerization to package the code, data, and environment together, allowing researchers to run and reproduce work from any web browser without needing to install extra hardware or software (not even packages!) - no need to recreate the run environment. 

    Sign in using your Princeton email to take advantage of our institutional membership. 

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    DataLad

    DataLad is a command-line data management and version control tool, especially well suited for large data files and continuous integration workflows on research teams. Based on git-annex, DataLad allows teams to track all sorts of metadata and permissions for data files without having to check any file contents into git directly.

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    DMPTool

    An online tool for writing data management plans.

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    Dryad

    An open-source digital repository for publishing and accessing research data in any file format from any field.

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    Globus

    Globus lets you share data on your storage systems with collaborators at other institutions. See Research Computing's guide on Globus at Princeton for more information.

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    Open Science Framework

    Open Science Framework (OSF) is a free open platform that supports research and enables collaboration.

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    ORCID

    ORCID (Open Researcher & Contributor ID)  is an open, non-profit organization that aims to minimize the problem of name ambiguity in scientific communication and to ensure that people get proper credit for all of their research. An ORCID iD protects your scholarly identity by making sure you have a space to collect all of your scholarly works. See our guide on using ORCID here.

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    Overleaf

    Overleaf is an online LaTeX and Rich Text collaborative writing and publishing tool that makes the whole process of academic writing, editing, and publishing much quicker and easier. See the library guide on using Overleaf.

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    Princeton DataSpace

    DataSpace is a digital repository meant for both archiving and publicly disseminating digital data which are the result of research, academic, or administrative work performed by members of the Princeton University community.

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    Protocols.io

    Protocols.io is a secure platform for developing and sharing reproducible methods.

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    Re3data.org

    Re3data is a registry of data repositories.

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    SciENcv

    Science Experts Network Curriculum Vitae (SciENcv) is an electronic system available through NCBI. Researchers can use SciENcv to create and maintain biosketches that must be submitted with NIH and NSF grant applications and annual reports. SciENcv pulls information from other systems, including MyNCBIORCID, and eRA commons in order to ease administrative burden and allow researchers to quickly create and recreate a biosketch for each grant application or annual report. See our guide on using SciENcv here.

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    Sphinx Document Generator

    Sphinx is a tool that makes it easy to create intelligent and beautiful documentation for Python projects or other documents consisting of multiple reStructuredText sources.

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    Text Encoding Initiative (TEI) Guidelines

    TEI guidelines specify an XML-based markup language for creating machine-readable texts, used chiefly in the humanities and in linguistics.

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    The Turing Way

    The Turing Way is an open source community-driven guide to reproducible, ethical, inclusive and collaborative data science.

    The Turing Way Community, Becky Arnold, Louise Bowler, Sarah Gibson, Patricia Herterich, Rosie Higman, … Kirstie Whitaker. (2019, March 25). The Turing Way: A Handbook for Reproducible Data Science (Version v0.0.4). Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3233986

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    Tropy

    A research photograph management tool; free, open-source software that allows you to organize and describe photographs of research material.

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    Whole Tale

    The Whole Tale is an open source, web-based platform for reproducible research via executable research objects (called "tales") encompassing data, code, and software environments. The platform is currently in beta, available at https://dashboard.wholetale.org/

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    Zenodo

    Zenodo is an excellent generalist repository for publishing research data and code. It is free and open-source, with GitHub integration, and it is used widely by researchers from all disciplines around the globe.

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    Zotero

    Zotero is a free bibliographic citation management software that allows you to save, collect, manage, cite, and share research sources. See the library guide on Zotero.