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tool: Omeka

Omeka is a free, flexible, and open source web-publishing platform for the display of library, museum, archives, and scholarly collections and exhibitions. Omeka falls at a crossroads of Web Content Management, Collections Management, and Archival Digital Collections Systems. Omeka is designed with non-IT specialists in mind, allowing users to focus on content and interpretation rather than programming. It brings Web 2.0 technologies and approaches to academic and cultural websites to foster user interaction and participation. It makes top-shelf design easy with a simple and flexible templating system. Its robust open-source developer and user communities underwrite Omeka’s stability and sustainability. Omeka allows users to publish cultural heritage objects, extend its functionality with themes and plugins, and curate online exhibits with digital objects.
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Cataloguing and indexingData structuring and enhancement
Collaborative publishingData publishing and dissemination
Desktop publishing and pre-pressData publishing and dissemination
General project managementStrategy and project management
General website developmentData publishing and dissemination
Interface designData publishing and dissemination
Resource sharingData publishing and dissemination
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DSpace

tool: FocusOPEN Digital Asset Manager

Open source Digital Asset Management solution designed for medium size preservation, cataloguing, media archiving and batch transcoding.
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AnimationPractice-led research
Cataloguing and indexingData structuring and enhancement
Collaborative publishingData publishing and dissemination
CollatingData analysis
Content analysisData analysis
CurationStrategy and project management
Data miningData analysis
General project managementStrategy and project management
Graphical interaction (synchronous)Communication and collaboration
Graphical renderingData structuring and enhancement
Image feature measurementData analysis
Image manipulationPractice-led research
Image segmentationData analysis
IndexingData analysis
Manual input and transcriptionData capture
OverlayingData analysis
PhotographyPractice-led research
PreservationStrategy and project management
Record linkagesData structuring and enhancement
Resource sharingCommunication and collaboration
Server scriptingData publishing and dissemination
Statistical analysisData analysis
Streaming mediaData publishing and dissemination
Text encoding - presentationalData structuring and enhancement
Text encoding - referentialData structuring and enhancement
Text miningData analysis
Text recognitionData capture
Textual interaction (asynchronous)Communication and collaboration
Textual interaction (synchronous)Communication and collaboration
Use of existing digital dataData capture
User contributed contentData publishing and dissemination
Video and moving image compressionData structuring and enhancement
Video editingPractice-led research
Video post productionPractice-led research
Video-based interaction (asynchronous)Communication and collaboration
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tool: EATS

The Entity Authority Tool Set (EATS) is a web application for recording, editing, using and displaying authority information about entities. It is designed to allow multiple authorities to each maintain their own independent data, while operating on a common base so that information about the same entity is all in one place. EATS also comes with client tools for automatically looking up entities in a text by name and adding appropriate TEI markup.
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Manual input and transcriptionData capture
Record linkagesData structuring and enhancement
Resource sharingCommunication and collaboration
Resource sharingData publishing and dissemination
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There are no direct alternatives, but Virtual International Authority File (http://viaf.org/) matches and links authority files across national libraries.

tool: Plone

Plone is a powerful, flexible, open source Content Management System (CMS) built on top of Zope application server and CMF.
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Desktop publishing and pre-pressData publishing and dissemination
General website developmentData publishing and dissemination
Interface designData publishing and dissemination
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Automne, Drupal, Joomla

tool: MantisBT

MantisBT is a free popular web-based bugtracking system written in the PHP scripting language. The most common use of MantisBT is to track software defects. However, MantisBT is often configured by users to serve as a more generic issue tracking system and project management tool.
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Accessibility analysisStrategy and project management
General project managementStrategy and project management
System quality assurance and code testingStrategy and project management
Topic Detection and TrackingData analysis
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JIRA, Trac, Bugzilla

tool: Perl

Perl is a high-level, general-purpose, interpreted, dynamic programming language. Originally developed for text manipulation, it is now used for a wide range of tasks including graphics programming, system administration, network programming, applications that require database access and CGI programming on the Web.
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Desktop publishing and pre-pressData publishing and dissemination
Disk publishingData publishing and dissemination
General website developmentData publishing and dissemination
Server scriptingData publishing and dissemination
System quality assurance and code testingStrategy and project management
Web browser scriptingData publishing and dissemination
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Ruby, Java, Python

tool: Praat

A software application that may be used to analyse, synthesise, and manipulate speech in phonetics, and create visual representations of the audio recording.
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Music recognitionData capture
Sound analysisData analysis
Sound editingData structuring and enhancement
Sound editingPractice-led research
Speech recognitionData capture
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Speech Analyzer

tool: epcEdit

A structured text editor that may be used to create, edit, validate and convert XML and SGML documents. EpcEdit contains an integrated validating parser, an editor for CALS and HTML tables, an attribute editor and an element manipulation tool.
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Coding and standardisationData structuring and enhancement
Content analysisData analysis
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oXygen XML editor

tool: EPrints.org

A digital repository software package that may be used to accept, manage and publish digital objects. It is widely used in academia as a system to manage academic research papers, electronic theses and other distinct digital resources. EPrints offers an extensible plug-in architecture, enabling data processing activities to be tailored to the requirements of the institution.
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Cataloguing and indexingData structuring and enhancement
CurationStrategy and project management
Resource sharingData publishing and dissemination
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Fedora Commons, DSpace

tool: Pycoon

A Python-based XML web publishing framework which enables dynamic pipelining of XSLT transformations. Data is processed by an XML pipeline composed of several WSGI applications and middleware components.
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Coding and standardisationData structuring and enhancement
Interface designData publishing and dissemination
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Apache Cocoon

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