Useful Tools

Useful Tools

Dropbox

Dropbox is a service that keeps your files safe, synced, and easy to share. Bring your photos, docs, and videos anywhere and never lose a file again.

Free plan up to 2GB.

http://dropbox.com

Trello

Trello is the free, flexible, and visual way to organize anything with anyone.
Drop the lengthy email threads, out-of-date spreadsheets, no-longer-so-sticky notes, and clunky software for managing your projects. Trello lets you see everything about your project in a single glance.

http://trello.com

Adobe Acrobat Reader

View and interact with PDF files Adobe® Reader® is the global standard for reliably viewing, printing, and commenting on PDF documents. It's the only PDF file viewer that can open and interact with all types of PDF content, including forms and multimedia.

http://www.adobe.com/products/reader.html 

 

PDFescape

Free PDF editor & form filler online.

http://www.pdfescape.com/

 

Formswift

Another free PDF editor & form filler online.

http://formswift.com/

Endnote

EndNote is a commercial reference management software package, used to manage bibliographies and references when writing essays and articles. It is made by Thomson Reuters.

Tutorial for the web version of Endnote, free for the students and teachers of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

http://www.myendnoteweb.com 

 

Remote connection

Samba and Tango are VPN services for staff and students and enable access to the University's Internet resources from a remote network.

Samba

Tango

 

Mozy

Mozy is the industry-leading solution for online backup, remote backup, data backup, computer backup, backup software, internet backup, and remote office backup -  back up your important files, photos and documents.

http://mozy.com/home 

 

Google Drive

Create and share your work online and access your documents from anywhere. Manage documents, spreadsheets, presentations, surveys, and more. The service is free. You also get free 15Gb of cloud storage.

http://drive.google.com

 

Google Scholar

Provides a search of scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources, including theses, books, abstracts and articles.

http://scholar.google.com

 

Ph.D's Education Index

The Education Index at PhDs.org is the Internet’s premier source of updated, clear educational data about undergraduate and graduate programs in the United States

http://graduate-school.phds.org/education-index

 

More Tools

Recommended by the Authority for Computation, Communication and Information

http://ca.huji.ac.il/services/software/ftp/windows.shtml