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Tools for Researchers: Technology

Helpful Tools


Evernote is a digital notebook and file manager. Check out some suggestions for how Evernote can support and organize your work. 

Evernote Basics: Create a Note from Evernote on Youtube.


Register and manage a personal digital identifier for yourself and your work. 

What is ORCID? from ORCID on Vimeo. is a new service that creates a permanent link (url) with an archived copy of the original webpage. The Library is not a participating partner in this service yet, we're still exploring it, so you can currently create up to 10 free links with an individual account. 

Why should I use from Harvard Library Innovation Lab on Vimeo.


Unpaywall is a browser extension for Chrome and Firefox that searches for open, legal access to scholarly research from over 50,000 publishers and repositories.

Using Unpaywall from WITLibrary on Youtube.


Zotero is an open source bibliographic management tool. It can be used to collect, organize, store, cite, and share research. It integrates with Microsoft Word and Google Docs. It also has browser extensions for Chrome, Firefox, and Safari.

Getting Stuff Into Zotero from zotero on Vimeo.

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