School Tool: Scrible Adds Rigor to Web-based Research

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School Tool: Scrible Adds Rigor to Web-based Research

Feb 27, 2013

Free! SCRIBLE Student Edition has just unveiled five new features in a move to better engage the education community. The popular web annotation tool allows users to identify content on any web page, add notes and tags, and then bookmark the notes into a research collection. With the additional features anyone with an *.edu address can import annotations into a WYSIWYG editor to create custom reports, generate citations and bibliographies, and organize annotations into "shareable libraries". Scrible co-founder Victor Karkar tells Gigaom that the current research process of cutting, pasting, and printing is a bit behind the times. "'The information people need is on the Web so why not give them tools to annotate in the browser and in the cloud?" he asks. In a web 3.0 (that's the web with too much information) world, we're just happy to see someone adding more rigor to the research process. Scrible will also be presenting in the SXSWedu LAUNCHedu competition.

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