Selections from the toolkits of our librarians
Flickr is a photo management service that allows you to upload and share high quality photos, connect with friends, and stay in touch. Flickr also provides easy ways to find great images and use social tagging to manage your finds.
Take a screenshot or screencast and quickly upload it to the web. Useful for online reference services.
Mendeley assists at every stage of the research process, from gathering research and annotating PDFs to organizing citations and creating bibliographies.
Scrivener is a word processing program that allows users to organize drafts and manuscripts into chapters and sections, manage research notes, and import documents such as PDFs and Word documents. It also has a corkboard feature for organizing notes on "index cards" visually, and a full-screen writing mode that blocks out other windows to allow the user to concentrate on writing.