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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: Pro Tools

Pro Tools is an audio creation and production software. With Pro Tools it is possible to compose, record, edit, and mix music or sound for picture — all within one system.
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Audio mixingPractice-led research
Music recognitionData capture
Sound analysisData analysis
Sound compressionData structuring and enhancement
Sound editingData structuring and enhancement
Sound editingPractice-led research
Sound encodingData structuring and enhancement
Sound encoding - MIDIData structuring and enhancement
Sound generationData capture
Sound generationPractice-led research
Sound recordingData capture
Sound recordingPractice-led research
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Cubase, Reaper, Nuendo

tool: Autodesk 3ds Max

Autodesk 3ds Max (formerly 3D Studio MAX) is an open source graphics software tool used by video game developers, motion picture studios and architectural visualisers for modelling and animation projects. One of the most advanced 3D modelling tools in the industry, 3ds Max has been utilised by many CGI-animated films such as Avatar and 2012 to generate computer graphics alongside live acting.
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3d graphic designPractice-led research
3d modelling - interactiveData structuring and enhancement
3d modelling - vectorData structuring and enhancement
3d modelling - vectorPractice-led research
AnimationData structuring and enhancement
AnimationPractice-led research
Interface designData publishing and dissemination
Resource sharingData publishing and dissemination
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Maya, Poser, Blender

tool: Google Docs

Google Docs is a free, web-based service provided by Google for word processing and the creation of spreadsheets, presentations, forms and drawings. The cloud-computing application allows users to create, edit, upload, share and store data online in a variety of file formats similar to any office suite.
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Collaborative publishingData publishing and dissemination
Manual input and transcriptionData capture
Textual interaction (asynchronous)Communication and collaboration
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Buzzword, Zoho, ThinkFree

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: SharePoint

SharePoint is a collaboration and content management server, composed of a suite of tools, that enable administrators and users to co-ordinate processes (which may be useful for project management), store digital objects, and collaborate with other parties. Sharepoint offers a set of APIs and modules that may be used and extended to provide new functionality or tailor existing functionality to bespoke requirements. Sharepoint is commonly used to host collaborative workspaces, data management system, wikis and blogs.
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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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HyperOffice, Intermedia

tool: ERDAS Imagine

ERDAS Imagine is a suite of geospatial authoring software. The suite contains a raster graphics editor and remote sensing application that performs advanced remote sensing analysis and spatial modelling to create new information. ERDAS IMAGINE can also visualize results in 2D, 3D, movies, and on cartographic quality map compositions.
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2d illustrationPractice-led research
2d modelling - rasterData structuring and enhancement
2d modelling - vectorData structuring and enhancement
3d modelling - interactiveData structuring and enhancement
3d modelling - vectorData structuring and enhancement
3d modelling - vectorPractice-led research
AnimationData structuring and enhancement
Content analysisData analysis
Desktop publishing and pre-pressData publishing and dissemination
DocumentationStrategy and project management
Geo-referencing and projectionData structuring and enhancement
GPS and total station surveysData capture
Human factors analysisStrategy and project management
OverlayingData analysis
Remote sensingData capture
Resource sharingCommunication and collaboration
Statistical analysisData analysis
Video-based interaction (asynchronous)Communication and collaboration
VisualisationData analysis
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SPRING, Virtual Terrain Project (VTP),

tool: ArcGIS

ArcGIS is a suite of software that comprises of Desktop GIS, Server GIS, Mobile GIS, and Online GIS. ArcGIS is a platform for building a complete geographic information system (GIS) that lets you easily create, edit, and analyse geographic knowledge on the desktop; publish data, maps, globes and models to a GIS server and/or share them online; and use them on the desktop, on the Web, or in the field.
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2d modelling - rasterData structuring and enhancement
2d modelling - vectorData structuring and enhancement
3d modelling - interactiveData structuring and enhancement
3d modelling - vectorData structuring and enhancement
3d modelling - vectorPractice-led research
Audio-visual interaction (synchronous)Communication and collaboration
Cataloguing and indexingData structuring and enhancement
Collaborative publishingData publishing and dissemination
CollatingData analysis
Content analysisData analysis
Desktop publishing and pre-pressData publishing and dissemination
Disk publishingData publishing and dissemination
DocumentationStrategy and project management
Geo-referencing and projectionData structuring and enhancement
Geophysical surveyData capture
GPS and total station surveysData capture
Graphical interaction (synchronous)Communication and collaboration
Graphical renderingData structuring and enhancement
IndexingData analysis
OverlayingData analysis
Resource sharingCommunication and collaboration
Resource sharingData publishing and dissemination
Spatial data analysisData analysis
VisualisationData analysis
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GRASS (Geographic Analysis Support System) GIS, ThinkGeo

tool: Python

A general-purpose high-level programming language that places an emphasis upon code readability. Python supports a number of development models, including object oriented, imperative, and functional design. It provides automatic memory management and a fully dynamic type system.
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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
Web browser scriptingData publishing and dissemination
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Perl, Ruby, Java, Scheme, Tcl

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

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