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== Tools ==
 
 
 
* [[Page template]] for new page creation
 
 
 
=== Discussion ===
 
 
 
* [https://hcommons.org/ MLA Humanities Commons]: Non-profit digital commons that allows users to build public or private Wordpress websites for course discussion, personal academic websites, and public academic resources.
 
* [https://commonsinabox.org/ Commons in a Box]: Host your own WordPress digital commons for your institution or group.
 
* [https://www.discourse.org/ Discourse]: Can be used a mailing list, discussion forum, long-form chat room. Install/host on your own for free or pay for the hosted version.
 
* [[Loomio]]: Discussion tool with a focus on decision making and roots in Occupy Wall Street.
 
* [https://rocket.chat/ Rocket Chat]: Slack alternative chat forum.
 
* [https://joinmastodon.org/ Mastodon]: Networked discussion tool similar to Twitter.
 
 
 
=== Annotation ===
 
 
 
* [[Hypothesis]]: Annotate any webpage/online text for social reading.
 
* [http://futureofthebook.org/commentpress/ CommentPress]: WordPress theme that enables paragraph level comments of long form texts. Available on the MLA Humanities Commons or install on your own WordPress site.
 
 
 
=== Digital publishing/archive ===
 
 
 
* [https://scalar.me/anvc/ Scalar]: Platform for creating multimedia, non-linear academic and student texts. Developed at the University of Southern California.
 
* [https://omeka.org/ Omeka]:Platform for sharing digital collections and creating media-rich online exhibits. Developed at George Mason University.
 
* [http://neatline.org/ Neatline]: Platform for allowing students and scholars to tell stories with maps and timelines. Developed for Omeka.
 
* [https://manifoldapp.org/docs/index Manifold]:Academic-developed publishing platform great for iterative, media rich and/or long form academic texts. Allows for crowd-sourced text annotation.
 
* [[Rebus Press]]
 
* Wikibooks
 
 
 
=== Word processing/text editing ===
 
 
 
* [[Collabora]]
 
* [https://www.libreoffice.org/ LibreOffice]: FLOSS alternative to MS Office Suite. Includes software for word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, and more.
 
* [http://etherpad.org/ Etherpad]: Realtime, collaborative online text editor.
 
* [https://demo.codimd.org/ CodiMD]: Realtime, collaborative online text editor in markdown. FLOSS version of HackMD.
 
* [https://atom.io/ Atom]
 
 
 
=== Coding ===
 
 
 
* [https://jupyter.org/ Jupyter Notebook]: Web application for creating and sharing documents with interactive code.
 
* [https://atom.io/ Atom]
 
 
 
=== Hardware ===
 
 
 
* [https://www.bakusa.com/shop/atlas-standard/ Bak USA Atlas] - education laptop made in Buffalo
 
* Raspberry Pi
 
* System76
 
* Used stuff
 
 
 
=== Search Engine ===
 
 
 
* [https://duckduckgo.com/ DuckDuckDo]: Search engine that doesn’t track user data. Note that it is not completely open source.
 
* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Searx Searx]: Self-hostable, free-software meta-search engine
 
 
 
=== Citation Manager ===
 
 
 
* [[Zotero]]
 
 
 
=== Self hosting ===
 
 
 
* [[Cloudron]]
 
* [[Nextcloud]]
 
* [[Sandstorm]]
 
 
 
=== Not categorized yet ===
 
 
 
* Open Science Foundation
 
* ScholarlyHub
 
* Wallabag
 
* FBReader
 
* Feeder
 
* [https://pandoc.org/ Pandoc]: Convert files from one format to another.
 
* [https://voyant-tools.org/ Voyant]: Browser based tool for text mining. Great for beginners.
 
* Tor
 
 
 
== Issues ==
 
 
 
* Just education or also research?
 
** We’re thinking education focus, with research as part of that
 
* How can we organize educators to help strengthen these platforms?
 
* What organizations might be interested in supporting this work?
 
* What forms of publication would advance our goals?
 
* How do we define our list of standards and goals?
 
* How to structure the home page?
 
** [https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual%3aFAQ#How_do_I_change_which_page_is_the_main_page.3F Change main page]?
 
** [https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:NoTitle NOTITLE extension]
 
* What tool should we use to organize this wiki?
 
* What projects might emerge from this documentation effort?
 
** A package mixing VPS/Cloudron/etc. to make it easier for educators to deploy these tools
 
** A campaign encouraging campuses to better support open as opposed to proprietary tools
 

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