Last week, I read a very interesting post in the blog ‘The Impact Blog’ of LSE. This post presents the work of Jeroen Bosman and Bianca Kramer, who conducted a global survey to investigate the tools that researchers have incorporated during the last years and why. In order to achieve this goal, the post divides the research process in six steps: Discovery, Analysis, Writing, Publication, Outreach, and Assessment. The following picture shows these steps and some of the most popular tools.

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This post also compares the use of traditional tools and the use of new tools created since 2013, and the workflows and the interoperability of these tools according to the comments of researchers. As I said at the begging of this post, a very, but very, interesting post that all researchers should read.

Link: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/impactofsocialsciences/2015/11/11/101-innovations-in-scholarly-communication/