Tools

Tools 工具

There are 5 high-performance PCs and 5 high-performance iMacs installed with the following specialist software for supporting digital scholarship research. Welcome to let us know by e-mailing dslab@lib.cuhk.edu.hk if more software are needed to support your research.

Software in Workstations

PCs iMacs
Computer-aided design (CAD)
  • AutoCAD - For creating precise 2D and 3D drawings
  • AutoCAD - For creating precise 2D and 3D drawings
Data cleaning
  • OpenRefine - For data cleaning and transformation
  • OpenRefine - For data cleaning and transformation
Data mining and analytics
Data visualisation
  • Cytoscape - For visualising molecular interaction networks and biological pathways
  • Gephi - For visualisation and exploration of graphs and networks
  • Tableau Desktop - For visualising and analysing spreadsheets of data
  • TreeAge Pro Healthcare - For visualising data by creating and analysing decision trees
  • Gephi - For visualisation and exploration of graphs and networks
  • OsiriX MD - For investigating medical images (iMac 1)
  • Tableau Desktop - For visualising and analysing spreadsheets of data
  • TreeAge Pro Healthcare - For visualising data y creating and analysing decision trees
Geo-spatial analysis and visualisation
  • Geographic information system (GIS) software for mapping & geospatial data analysis
  • Google Earth Pro - For creating maps in visualizing spatial data

Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office

Multi-media production
  • Adobe Creative Cloud - For multi-media production which includes software such as Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Illustrator and Premiere Pro
Statistical analysis
  • IBM SPSS - For statistical analysis in social science
  • Atlas.ti - For qualitative analysis of large bodies of textual, graphical, audio and video data (iMac 3 & 4)
  • NVivo - For qualitative data analysis (iMac 1 & 2)

 

Online tools

Data Publishing

  • Omeka.net - For creating online exhibitions

Text processing and analysis

  • T-PEN (The Transcription for Paleographical and Editorial Notation) - For transcript of manuscript images contributed by subscribers
  • Voyant Tools - For text analysis
  • MARKUS - For tagging personal names, place names, temporal references, and bureaucratic offices automatically in files with classical Chinese texts

 

Workshops and seminars to introduce tools for digital scholarship research are arranged from time to time.

For enquiries, please email to dslab@lib.cuhk.edu.hk.