Google Drive makes it possible for people to collaborate on documents, but it doesn’t offer the kind of reference support and data tables that most scholars need for academic purposes. Enter Authorea. The scholastic collaboration platform makes it possible for people to create research papers and other educational documents from right inside their browser windows.
Make life easier for your research team by creating an Authorea account and getting to work writing articles collaboratively. Select how open you want your document to be, choosing the specific collaborators who should have access to your project. Authorea lets you drag and drop various elements (like data plots and images) directly into your report. You can also write LaTeX or Markdown notation, as a way to get important equations and data tables into your articles. Authorea tracks all previous versions of your document (as well as the various elements embedded within it), and uses a newsfeed-like system to let you return to previous versions at any time. You can even undo specific mistakes that were added during the editing process, without reverting back to an older version in its entirety.
When you’re not collaborating with classmates and colleagues, you can use the Authorea platform to save your own academic files. Authorea servers as a cloud-based storage solution, letting you access all the underlying research in your documents (like references, data, and images) from any computer with an Internet connection.
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