Monthly Archives: November 2006

ChipIn – Collecting Funds On the Web

November 28, 2006


ChipIn

ChipIn – Collecting Funds On the Web
http://www.chipin.com/

ChipIn’s mission is to make it easy to collect money. They enable users to organize group payments and fundraisers (”ChipIns”) in a quick, easy, and secure way. They also make it simple for organizers to publicize their ChipIns, by providing powerful fundraising widgets that can be embedded in social media. ChipIn allows anyone to collect money for a personal cause, group purchase, or fundraiser using their own custom ChipIn page. ChipIn enables bloggers to create an interactive widget that allows them to raise money directly through blogs and other social media. ChipIn empowers non-profit organizations to engage a distributed network of supporters in “blograising” campaigns for major fundraising efforts. This has been added to Social Informatics Subject Tracer™ Information Blog.

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Journal of Mixed Methods Research

November 28, 2006

Journal of Mixed Methods Research
http://mmr.sagepub.com

The Journal of Mixed Methods Research (JMMR) is an innovative, quarterly, international publication that focuses on empirical, methodological, and theoretical articles about mixed methods research across the social, behavioral, health, and human sciences. The Journal of Mixed Methods Research’s scope includes:

* Developing and defining a global terminology and nomenclature for mixed methods research
* Delineating where mixed methods research may be used most effectively
* Creating the paradigmatic and philosophical foundations for mixed methods research
* Illuminating design and procedure issues
* Determining the logistics of conducting mixed methods research

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EditGrid – Spreadsheets On the Web

November 28, 2006

EditGrid – Spreadsheets On the Web
http://www.editgrid.com/

An online spreadsheet featuring real-time-update and extensive collaboration features. This has been added to the tools section of Research Resources Subject Tracer™ Information Blog.

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i-pol – A Portal On Internet and Politics

November 28, 2006


i-pol

i-pol – A Portal On Internet and Politics
http://www.i-pol.org/

The i-pol website features academic resources [literature, research, data and news] about Internet and politics. This is a joint effort of Stephen Ward [Oxford], Rachel Gibson [Leicester] and Wainer Lusoli [Chester]. It is hosted at Salford [with thanks]. Navigation is intuitive: a) the website is updated weekly through i-blog, a weblog on Internet and politics; b) their research projects are filed in the projects section; c) their papers, publications and data are all included in the ouput section; d) links to research on Internet and politics are filed under resources; and e) their bios are under people, should you feel adventurous. The site has been running for five years, home of three ESRC-funded research projects. Material from these projects is available in the projects section. This has been added to Research Resources Subject Tracer™ Information Blog.

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ConceptShare – Share and Review Ideas and Designs Over the Web

November 27, 2006

ConceptShare – Share and Review Ideas and Designs Over the Web
http://conceptshare.com/

ConceptShare is a web based application service that allows for the creation and management of interactive workspaces to present visual designs to others to communicate design intentions and gather feedback from team members, managers and customers. Capturing feedback early in the design process can help to speed up innovation and increase the accuracy of designs. Designers typically hit a wall when they finish a design to their best efforts and can’t go any further without input from others. ConceptShare enables users to quickly add others into a workspace with their designs and capture their feedback in an fast and interactive way over the web without downloading any software. ConceptShare makes it easy to bring your customer into the equation. Involving customers and key project members throughout the creative process, can save a lot of time and money as well as effectively identifying scope changes. This has been aded to the tools section of Research Rsources Subject Tracer™ Information Blog.

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Factbites

November 27, 2006

FactBites
http://www.factbites.com/

Factbites – a new way to search the web. Other search engines spew out meaningless site-names and mangled phrases. Factbites offers you real, meaningful sentences that are right on topic. Interesting concept that still is in the works …. This will be added to the search engine section of Internet MiniGuides.

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Litsum – Free Literature Summaries and Study Guides

November 27, 2006

Litsum – Free Literature Summaries and Study Guides
http://litsum.com/

Litsum, a totally new alternative for free literature summaries! If you are looking for free book summaries or book notes, Litsum has more free literature summaries than any other site. Their literature study guides include full chapter summaries and analysis, topics for discussion, quotes, style, themes and character analysis. Litsum is not only the largest free literature summary website online, but they also strive to be the best. This has been added to the tools section of Research Resources Subject Tracer™ Information Blog. This has been added to Student Research Subject Tracer™ Information Blog. This has been added to Reference Resources Subject Tracer™ Information Blog.

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Helipad – The Flexible Web Notepad

November 27, 2006

Helipad – The Flexible Web Notepad
http://pad.helicoid.net/home.html

Helipad is a web-based tool, which means you can use it wherever you can get online. Since Helipad is a hosted application, they do all the boring stuff: backup documents, maintain security, upgrade software, while you’re left to do the most important things: 1) Write notes and organise them with tags, 2) Create and maintain to-do lists, 3) Draft documents on any computer or phone with Internet access, and 4) Share your work with others. Features include: a) Unobtrusive auto-save: set a timer to save automatically so you don’t lose your work, b) Organise your documents with tags, c) Quickly find documents with a live-search on every page, d) Customise your Helipad with themes and plugins, e) Share your documents with friends, and f) Prepare documents for print by changing fonts. This has been added tp the tools section of Research Resources Subject Tracer™ Information Blog.

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ConceptShare – Share and Review Ideas and Designs Over the Web

November 27, 2006

ConceptShare – Share and Review Ideas and Designs Over the Web
http://conceptshare.com/

ConceptShare is a web based application service that allows for the creation and management of interactive workspaces to present visual designs to others to communicate design intentions and gather feedback from team members, managers and customers. Capturing feedback early in the design process can help to speed up innovation and increase the accuracy of designs. Designers typically hit a wall when they finish a design to their best efforts and can’t go any further without input from others. ConceptShare enables users to quickly add others into a workspace with their designs and capture their feedback in an fast and interactive way over the web without downloading any software. ConceptShare makes it easy to bring your customer into the equation. Involving customers and key project members throughout the creative process, can save a lot of time and money as well as effectively identifying scope changes. This has been aded to the tools section of Research Rsources Subject Tracer™ Information Blog.

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Factbites

November 27, 2006

FactBites
http://www.factbites.com/

Factbites – a new way to search the web. Other search engines spew out meaningless site-names and mangled phrases. Factbites offers you real, meaningful sentences that are right on topic. Interesting concept that still is in the works …. This will be added to the search engine section of Internet MiniGuides.

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