Dynamic Duo

"Two free-to-use Web 2.0 tools offer scholars the opportunity for greater collaboration. James Everest reports As a growing number of academics seek to manage their research papers online, new Web 2.0 tools are emerging to lend a hand. Two products that are developing a following are Mendeley and Zotero, both of which are free to use and offer fresh opportunities for collaboration. Mendeley allows scholars to index and organise their research papers online. They can…


"Mendeley is free social software for managing and sharing research papers. It is also a Web 2.0 site for discovering research trends and connecting to like-minded academics. To achieve our long-term vision of a “Last.fm for research“, we’re working with the former founding engineers of Skype and Last.fm’s former chairman." http://www.mendeley.com/profiles/bex-lewis