Citation & Research Management Tools
"Zotero is a free, easy-to-use tool to help you collect, organize, cite, and share research."
Zotero Quick-Start Guide
An overview of Zotero's features and capabilities, with basic how-to instructions
"Mendeley is a free reference manager and academic social network that can help you organize your research, collaborate with others online, and discover the latest research."
Getting Started with Mendeley Reference Manager
This guide helps you start using Mendeley Reference Manager
Free Research Workflow Plugins
These browser plugins / extensions quickly connect you to PDFs, from both library subscriptions and open access repositories across the web.
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Digital Tools for Researchers
Discover additional tools for project management, lab management, electronic lab notebooks, and much more on the Connected Researcher website, maintained by biomaterials researcher Thomas Crouzier
Sites to Register Protocols
Registering a protocol allows you to provide a citable protocol with your publication. You get credit for the method development and increase the reproducibility and reliability of your study.
Develop, use, modify, share, and publish your methods, all in one place
From Nature Portfolio; open repository for sharing scientific research protocols freely with the scientific community for use and comment
Online peer-reviewed protocol journal curating and hosting protocols across the life sciences
SYSTEMATIC OR SCOPING REVIEW PROTOCOLS
Screening Tools for Systematic Reviews