Docear: a new tool to help researchers in searching, organizing, and creating academic literature

Title

Docear: a new tool to help researchers in searching, organizing, and creating academic literature

Subject

Document imaging systems--Software

Description

Scientists and researchers are always exploring better and more effective ways to search, organize, and create academic literature. Based on such a need, a new software, Docear, also Known as an ‘academic literature suite’ was first developed in 2009. After several updates, it was stably released in December 2015. Clustered with several applications for scientists, Docear contains academic search engine, PDF reader, reference manager, word processor, mind mapping module, and recommender system. In this presentation, Docear’s general concept is introduced and analyzed. Its special features such as a modular composition, free full-text access to literature, information management as mind map, automatic metadata extraction of PDFs and recommendations are presented. Its downsides in use will also be discussed.

Creator

Fu, Zhuo

Publisher

Chinese American Librarian Association

Date

2016-05-13

Rights

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/

Format

pdf

Language

eng

Type

text

Date Issued

2016-05-13

Is Part Of

2016 CALA Midwest Chapter Annual Program: "Innovate! Advocate! Integrate! – Reinvigorating Your Library in a Digital Age"

Citation

Fu, Zhuo, “Docear: a new tool to help researchers in searching, organizing, and creating academic literature,” CALASYS - CALA Academic Resources & Repository System, accessed October 20, 2019, http://ir.cala-web.org/items/show/176.