The Academic Literature Suite Docear (“dog-ear”) is an academic literature suite. It integrates everything you need to search, organize and create academic literature into a single application: digital library with support for pdf documents, reference manager, note taking and with mind maps taking a central role. Docear is free and open source, based on Freeplane.
At its core, the Visual Understanding Environment (VUE) is a concept and content mapping application, developed to support teaching, learning and research and for anyone who needs to organize, contextualize, and access digital information. Using a simple set of tools and a basic visual grammar consisting of nodes and links, faculty and students can map relationships between concepts, ideas and digital content.
calibre is a free and open source e-book library management application developed by users of e-books for users of e-books. It has a cornucopia of features divided into the following main categories: Library Management E-book conversion Syncing to e-book reader devices Downloading news from the web and converting it into e-book form Comprehensive e-book viewer Content server for online access to your book collection
This is a good resource site for teachers who are teaching about the various Native American tribes. It provides the names of the tribes that lived in the various regions of the United States. It also tells the languages, enemies, and the interesting historical facts that that are known about their interactions with the European settlers.