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A Digital Tool Box for Historians

Classical Text Editor, designed to enable scholars working on a critical edition or on a text with commentary or translation to prepare a camera-ready copy or electronic publication without bothering much about making up and page proofs. (

Trello, a collaboration tool that organizes your projects into boards. In one glance, Trello tells you what's being worked on, who's working on what, and where something is in a process. (

Internet Archive, a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form. Like a paper library, they provide free access to researchers, historians, scholars, the print disabled, and the general public. (

Xena, free and open source software developed by the National Archives of Australia to aid in the long term preservation of digital records. Xena is an acronym meaning Xml Electronic Normalising for Archives. (xena.sourceforge....)

Projects, allows researchers to organise and manage all their research outputs in a safe, simple and structured way. It’s designed to help academics, at any stage of their career, keep track and stay on top of all their results. (

Scrivener, a powerful content-generation tool for writers that allows you to concentrate on composing and structuring long and difficult documents. (www.literatureand...)

Apache OpenOffice Base, a fully featured desktop database management system, designed to meet the needs of a broad array of users, from just tracking your personal CD collection, to producing a corporate monthly departmental sales report. (www.openoffice.or...)

ClipNotes, an iPad app to help you retrieve pre-selected segments of a video and show them together with any notes you might wish to present while the segments are showing. (

ClipNotes on the App Store on iTunes