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. You are welcome to let us know by e-mailing if more software are needed to support your research.

Software in PCs Software in iMacs
  • Adobe Creative Cloud - Includes Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Illustrator, Premiere Pro and all the available apps in the package
  • AutoCAD - For 2D and 3D computer-aided design and drafting
  • Gephi - For visualisation and exploration of graphs and networks
  • Google Earth Pro
  • KNIME Analytics Platform - For data analytics with integrated tools
  • NVivo - For qualitative research analysis (iMac No. 1 & 2)
  • MS Office
  • OpenRefine - For data cleaning and transformation
  • R & RStudio - For statistical computing and graphics
  • Tableau Public - For visualising and analysing spreadsheets of data
  • TreeAge Pro Healthcare - For visualising data by creating and analysing decision trees

The following are online tools available in workstations:

  • Omeka - For online exhibitions
  • T-PEN (The Transcription for Paleographical and Editorial Notation) - Allow users to contribute images of manuscripts and transcription
  • Voyant Tools - A web-based reading and analysis environment for digital texts 
  • MARKUS - For tagging personal names, place names, temporal references, and bureaucratic offices automatically in classical Chinese files uploaded by users

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

For enquiries, please email to