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Last Updated: Jun 1, 2013 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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This guide covers digital research tools for Duke University graduate students.


Technology Tutorials

Duke patrons can access this excellent suite of technology tutorials through the campus subscription to Tutorials range from MS Office, video/photo/audio editing software, social media tools, and website design & creation. Learn more here.

Table of Contents

  • Printing, Copying, Scanning
    Information about eprint, photocopying, and scanning options at Duke.
  • Cloud & File Storage
    Features cloud-based tools that let you store, share, and access your files anywhere. Provides comparison of Google Drive, MS Skydrive, Dropbox, and more.
  • Citation
    Features the major citation tools available at Duke: Endnote and Refworks. As well as free citation and eresearch tools like Zotero, and Mendeley.
  • Presentation
    Features a number of free, easy-to-use presentation tools.
  • Mobile Apps
    Features a list of apps for your smartphone or tablet to allow you to view, edit, and share documents on the go.

Top Websites for Digital Research

  • Bamboo DiRT
    A directory of digital research tools for scholarly use. Example categories: take notes, visualize data, edit images, write collaboratively, organize research materials.
  • ProfHacker
    Keep tabs on emerging technologies related to teaching and academic productivity tools from this Chronicle of Higher Education blog.

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