Saturday, August 13, 2011

Zotero citation manager & Kindle Cloud Reader

(NSGS News Editor: Below are excerpts from two articles that were recently posted on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter. Both articles contain information that may be of interest to NSGS Members. Links are provided to allow access to the complete articles.)

The following information is from Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter and is copyright by Richard W. Eastman. It is re-published here with the permission of the author. Information about the newsletter is available at http://www.eogn.com. (Accessed 11 August 2011)

“Introducing the Kindle Cloud Reader
You can now read Kindle-formatted books on your computer, using either the Chrome or Safari web browsers. It works on Windows or Macintosh or Linux laptop and desktop computers as well as on the Apple iPad and even on the Google Chromebook laptops. Amazon promises that support for additional browsers will be available soon. 

The Kindle Cloud Reader is available free of charge at https://read.amazon.com/.”

“The New Standalone Zotero
All genealogists need a good citation manager to to keep track of all the papers they have read and accumulated. For years, the most popular citation manger has been Zotero. In fact, I recently recorded a podcast with Connie Reik in which she describe some of Zotero's awesome capabilities. (You can listen to our conversation at http://goo.gl/bgO7l.)


Standalone Zotero Alpha for Windows, Mac and Linux is now available as an alpha release.

All versions of Zotero remain available free of charge.”

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