Jarnal is a Java-based application for notetaking, sketching, keeping a journal, making a presentation, annotating a document, or collaborating using a stylus, mouse or keyboard. It is similar to Microsoft Windows Journal and to the earlier Mimeo whiteboarding and Palm notepad applications.
For additional information, please refer to: Jarnal: LSU Overview.
LibreOffice is the free power-packed Open Source personal productivity suite for Windows, Macintosh and Linux, that gives you six feature-rich applications for all your document production and data processing needs: Writer, Calc, Impress, Draw, Math and Base.
For additional information, please refer to: LibreOffice: LSU Overview.
LibX Louisiana State Edition is an extension for Google Chrome and Firefox that provides direct access to your Library's resources. Search Louisiana State University's library catalog directly from the LibX toolbar or using the right-click context menu. LibX uses Google Scholar to search for articles and directs the user to the electronic copy subscribed to by the Library.
For additional assistance with this software, please see this GROK article: LibX Louisiana State Edition: LSU Overview.
Note: If prompted for a program to open the file type, browse for your web browser in your program files.
To access this resource, please go the the LibX Louisiana State Edition Page.
OpenOffice is a multi-platform office productivity suite. It includes the key desktop applications, such as a word processor, spreadsheet, presentation manager, and drawing program, with a user interface and feature set similar to other office suites. Sophisticated and flexible, OpenOffice also works transparently with a variety of file formats, including those of Microsoft Office. OpenOffice also has the built-in ability to create .pdf files.
For additional information, please refer to: OpenOffice: LSU Overview.
Xpdf is an open source viewer for Portable Document Format (PDF) files. (These are also sometimes also called 'Acrobat' files, from the name of Adobe's PDF software.) The Xpdf project also includes a PDF text extractor, PDF-to-PostScript converter, and various other utilities.