Writing tools

Reference managers

  • ACS ChemWorx – Collaborative reference manager coupled with tools and services for authors.
  • CitationStyles – Find and edit CSL citation styles.
  • Citavi - Reference management, knowledge organization, and task planning solution.
  • CiteUlike – Search, organize, and share scholarly papers.
  • Colwiz – Create citations and bibliography and set up your research groups on the cloud to share files and references.
  • EndNote – Software tool for publishing and managing bibliographies, citations and references
  • Mendeley – A unique platform comprising a social network, reference manager, article visualization tools.
  • Paperpile – No-fuss reference management for the web (Google docs plugin). (blog post)
  • Zotero – Helps you collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources

Collaborative writing tools

  • ASCII doctor – Text processor & publishing toolchain for converting AsciiDoc to HTML5, DocBook & more.
  • Atlas – Write, collaborate, design and publish on a single platform.
  • Authorea – Platform to write scientific, academic, and technical documents in collaboration. (blog post)
  • Draft – Version control and collaboration to improve your writing.
  • Fidus Writer – Online collaborative editor especially made for academics who need to use citations and/or formulas.
  • Penflip – Collaborative writing and version control. (blog post)
  • Pensoft Writing Tool - Collaborative authoring, reviewing and publishing in one place.
  • ShareLaTex – Collaborative on-line editor for for Maths or Sciences.
  • WriteLaTex – Online collaborative LaTeX editor.
  • Stackedit – Markdown editor based on PageDown, the Markdown library used by Stack Overflow.
  • Typewrite – A simple, real-time collaborative writing environment.
  • Poetica – Get clear feedback, wherever you're writing.
  • Quip – Combines chat, documents, spreadsheets, checklist, and more to collaborate on any device.

Manuscript Services and writing assistant tools (to come)

  • Writefull – Provides feedback on your writing using data from the Google Books database. (blog post)