I use Pinboard to bookmark interesting websites related to ENGL 5074, but I will add the most important resources to this page as the semester progresses. If you’d like me to add a link to this page, just let me know.

Quick links

Virginia Tech Resources

Research and Citation Management Tools

  • Zotero (Mac, Windows, Linux; free)
  • Mendeley (Mac, Windows, Linus, iOS, Android; free)
  • RefME (Web, iOS, Android; free)
  • BibDesk (Mac only; free)
  • Sente (Mac and iOS; free basic accounts, $60 paid version)
  • Papers (Mac, Windows, iOS; $50 student license)
  • EasyBib
  • CiteULike

Text Analysis Tools

  • Voyant Tools (Has a little bit of everything; a good place to start)
  • Textalyser (Useful for quickly calculating word counts, readability levels, etc.)
  • Lexos (Great for cleaning up and segmenting texts; has some analysis tools, too)
  • WordSeer (Only works with their pre-loaded data sets)
  • Bookworm (Helpful for visualizing trends across large repositories)
  • Wordle (Popular word-cloud generator; lots of customization options)
  • MetaMind (Sentiment analysis, with a focus on social media)
  • TAPoR (Database of several additional text analysis tools)

Web Development