The different tools offered at the residency
at the Frans Masereel Center
The Internet Archive is a non-profit digital library with the stated mission of "universal access to all knowledge". It offers permanent storage and access to collections of digitized materials, including websites, music, moving images, and nearly 3 million public domain books.
Active Archives aims at creating a free software platform to connect practices of library, media library, publications on paper (as magazines, books, catalogues), productions of audio-visual objects, events, workshops, discursive productions, etc. Practices which can take place on line or in various geographical places, and which can be at various stages of visibility for reasons of rights of access or for reasons of research and privacy conditions.
Piratepad is a web-based collaborative real-time editor, allowing authors to simultaneously edit a text document, and see all of the participants' edits in real-time, with the ability to display each author's text in their own color. There is also a chat box in the sidebar to allow meta communication.
This piratepad is hosted by constant vzw
Booki is a free software which helps you make free books - beautiful real paper books and ebooks.
Collaborate online and create open textbooks and any other publication you can think of. Booki facilitates the production of books through simple and effective book production tools.
With Booki you can write a book by yourself or with others, discuss your views, seek assistance from others, translate or reuse content and publish completed works.
irc Internet Relay Chat (IRC) is a protocol for real-time Internet text messaging (chat) or synchronous conferencing. Webchat, login and discuss online with others
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