With the evolving nature of the scholarly landscape, researchers now have access to many different tools to manage different aspects and stages of their workflow and communication. In a previous article, I have given you an overview of some of the tools that you can use for literature search and reference management. In this article, I will take you through a few tools that can help you with two other aspects of research and publication that are equally important: project management and data sharing.
Project management tools
Research projects require a great deal of management, team work, and planning. A typical workday for researchers involves conducting experiments, collecting and analyzing data, organizing discussions with collegaues, and a lot more. Project management tools are a great way for researchers to plan and manage their everyday tasks efficiently. Here are a few project management tools designed specially keeping academic researchers’ needs in mind: