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Study Skills

Biological Sciences Libraries Research Skills Series: Using collaborative tools for research

 Using collaborative tools for research

Session resources

Electronic Lab (or Research) Notebooks

Find out more about Electronic Lab/Research Notebooks on the University's Research Data Management website

The Research Data Management website also has a useful comparison of the many notebook products available

There's always a wiki for everything and LIMSWiki has a very comprehensive list of ELN vendors and products

We mentioned Roberta Kwok's Nature article in the session so we've included it here for you to explore at your leisure

We looked at the Open Science Framework in the session too which has lots of interesting functionality

Information about OneNote

A really useful OneNote guide from Microsoft

Information from the University Information Services on getting access to Office 365

Information from the University Information Services on logging in to your Office 365 account

More about Evernote

Get started with this Evernote Quick Start guide

Useful at-a-glance tips on Evernote functionality from Washington University in St Louis

Using Overleaf and LaTeX

The ultimate guide to LaTeX (it’s really thorough!)

Extensive Overleaf tutorials on using LaTeX and Overleaf together

Starting with GitHub

Handy video guides to take you from the basics to in-depth GitHub use

Book a consultation

Need to talk to someone about your research? Email the Biological Sciences Libraries Team to set up a time that fits your needs:

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