Monthly Shaarli

All links of one month in a single page.

May, 2024

Research Software Directory

The Research Software Directory is designed to show the impact research software has on research and society. We stimulate the reuse of research software and encourage proper citation of research software to ensure researchers and RSEs get credit for their work.

Open Knowledge Global Directory (OKFN)

The Open Knowledge Network connects specialists of the open movement and promotes them through the Open Knowledge Global Directory.


Arabic language library for Python, provides basic functions to manipulate Arabic letters and text

CKAN - The open source data management system

CKAN is an open-source DMS (data management system) for powering data hubs and data portals. CKAN makes it easy to publish, share and use data.

CKAN is a free open source Data Management System (DMS) to build open data portals, and its code is held in trust by the Open Knowledge Foundation.

Notes on R

Note to self: please come back to this post with links on R, its packages and related resources.

Grammar of graphics

Integration with reference manager Zotero

  • (manipulate your Zotero collections, items from R; can be integrated with other tools such as cronR, mailR, or even HomeAssistant)

PDF tools

Integration with GPG

Web scraping

Email from R

Integration with MS Office (yes, yes, I know...)

Interfacing with Google Docs


Tools to consider