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This page is designed to support students and researchers involved in science projects by providing an introduction to and links to open source software that may make these projects easier. 

Open Source Software can be loosely understood as software which can be used free of charge and provides license to change the source code for the users particular needs.  All the materials on this list are available free of charge, and many allow access to the source code.  

More information is available on open source software and the definition can be found here.


**New Software**

Mendeley is a handy new tool that allows you to track your resources, current trends in the discipines and who else is reading what you are reading.  Its not open source but it is free to use.  Find out more about it here:

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Henry Atsu Agbodza
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Henry Atsu Agbodza
University of Ghana Computing Systems (UGCS)
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