technology / websites / apps

What technology/websites/apps would you recommend for making research easier?


  • Scrivener (writing)
  • Scapple (mapping stuff)
  • Zotero (references, organizing notes and transcriptions)
  • Evernote (online notebook – professional version has OCR recognition so you can scan and digitalise your notes)
  • Mendeley (reference manager)
  • Sensecam – for participant ethnography, makes an image every couple of seconds
  • Wacom Pen – to animate/scan participants drawings




If you know of any other resources to add to this list, please let us know: