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This page is designed to support students and researchers involved in e-science and e-social science projects by providing an introduction to and links to open source software that may make these projects easier. 

Open Source Software can be loosely understood as software which can be used free of charge and provides license to change the source code for the users particular needs.  All the materials on this list are available free of charge, and many allow access to the source code.  

More information is available on open source software and the definition can be found here.

**New Software**

Check out this new application I recently heard about, it seems to be a handy new tool that allows you to track your resources, current trends in the discipines and who else is reading what your reading.  Its not open source but it is free to use and in beta.  Find out more about it here:

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