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Category: Software Package

Description: Packaged software (typically for the desktop or mobile) or browser plugin. This category includes complete applications designed to be run on a user's personal computer or device, rather than accessed remotely.


Technologies in this category
Name Adoption Readiness Status Governance Business Form
dokieli dokieli is a general-purpose client-side tool for decentralised article publishing, annotations and social interactions based on open Web standards and best practices. dokieli positions itself in a decentralised and interoperable information space where researchers can exercise their autonomy by controlling their identifiers and identities whilst fulfilling the core functions of scientific communication (registration, awareness, certification, archiving).
Limited TR9 Actively Maintained Community (ad-hoc) Not Classified
Enhanced Networked Monographs Enhanced Networked Monographs (ENM) is an experimental project developed by New York University. It provides a free platform for topic-based and full-text searching on a corpus of books from NYU Press, University of Minnesota Press, and the University of Michigan Press. The platform consists of the ENM search application plus generated topic pages and the customized version of the Topic Curation Toolkit (TCT) used to power/generate them.
Single TR3 Minimally Maintained Not Classified Fiscal Sponsorship (Academic Institution)
Hugo Hugo is a static HTML and CSS website generator written in Go. Hugo takes a directory with content and templates and renders them into a full HTML website.
Significant TR9 Actively Maintained Community (ad-hoc) Volunteer Community
Scholastica Professional peer review and open access publishing solutions for journal programs of any size.
Significant TR9 Actively Maintained Not Classified Commercial Vendor
Zotero Zotero is a desktop and/or network-based reference-management software for scholars. It has the ability to organize, collect, and format references and bibliographies for MS Word, LibreOffice, Google Docs, and other text-editing software. It also supports an enormous number of citation styles, and also provides a well designed document (web and PDF) collection and note-taking facility. Zotero is a social network that facilitates group collaboration, sharing, and publishing of reference lists. Originally developed in 2006 at George Mason U, Zotero is now a robust desktop tool as well as a full-featured web application, used by over 5 million scholars.
Significant TR9 Actively Maintained Community (ad-hoc) Fiscal Sponsorship (Non-profit Organisation)
Hypothesis Hypothesis is an open source web annotation tool.
Significant TR9 Actively Maintained Community (formal) Non-profit Organisation
Pandoc Pandoc is a robust, multi-format document conversion tool that can read from and write to a vast number of file formats. Pandoc can work with a range of markup formats, markdown, word-processor files, and it supports integration with tools like LaTeX and reference managers, as well as a host of web-based formats. Several different input and exports formats for math are handled, including MathJax, LaTeX, and translation to MathML. Pandoc also includes a powerful system for automatic citations and bibliographies. Pandoc is usable as a command-line tool as well as an integrated library, and is used in several other publishing toolkits.
Ubiquitous TR9 Actively Maintained Not Classified Volunteer Community