MU Collaborative Non-linear Electronics Research Facility (CNERF)
IEEE Xplore (via SU Library) (IEEE Xplore 2.0 User Guide)
JAES (via SU Library) - Journal of the Audio Engineering Society
Physical Review Online Archive (via SU Library)
Applied Physics Letters (via SU Library)
Australian Copyright Council, including laboratory notebook keeping
Sydnovate - SU Business Liaison Office
Technical writing guides and handbooks, 'How to write good'
SU Copy Centre (example prices)
Bibliography software tools: EndNote and BibTeX.
Ch (ChSciTE) - an embeddable C/C++ interpreter for cross-platform scripting, shell programming, 2D/3D plotting, numerical computing, and embedded scripting.
CTAN Archive - The Comprehensive TeX Archive Network is the authoritative collection of materials related to the TeX typesetting system (including
powerdot.cab for slides).
Cygwin - a Linux-like environment for Windows.
DISLIN - a high-level plotting library for scientific data plotting.
DOSBox - an emulator that recreates a MS-DOS compatible environment (complete with Sound, Input, Graphics and even basic networking). This environment is complete enough to run many classic MS-DOS games completely unmodified.
ElektorPCB, FreePCB, ExpressPCB, PCB123 - free PCB layout software.
Gnuplot - a portable command-line driven interactive data and function plotting utility (including Smith Charts).
Gnu Scientific Library - a reference manual for a collection of numerical routines for scientific computing.
ImageMagick - is a free software suite to read, convert and write images in a variety of formats. Use ImageMagick to translate, flip, mirror, rotate, scale, shear and transform images, adjust image colors, apply various special effects.
Inkscape - An Open-Source vector-graphics editor, with capabilities similar to Illustrator, CorelDraw, or Xara X, using the W3C-standard Scalable-Vector-Graphics (SVG) file format.
Handbook of Mathematical Functions: Abramowitz and Stegun.
LibreOffice, OpenOffice - a multiplatform and multilingual office suite and an open-source project. Compatible with all other major office suites, the product is free to download, use, and distribute. Includes Writer, Impress, Math, Draw, Calc and Base.
MikTex - a TeX implementation for the Windows operating system.
Numerical Recipes in C - online version second edition.
Octave - GNU Octave is a high-level language, primarily intended for numerical computations (like Matlab).
PC/Firefox Tools: AllSnap, Ghostery, HTTPS Everywhere, KatMouse, NoScript, Persona, Prio, Tree-Style Tabs, wizmouse.
PDF Readers: Adobe, Foxit, PDFlite, Sumatra
Print Free Graph Paper - print cartesian, engineering, polar, isometric, logarithmic, hexagonal, probability and smith chart graph paper in letter or A4 (to pdf, or use ImageMagick convert to get anything else).
Sandboxie, VirtualBox - runs your programs in an isolated space which prevents them from making permanent changes to other programs and data in your computer.
SourceForge, Free Software Directory - repository of Open Source code and applications.
5Spice - a shareware SPICE graphical interface.
Spinrite - hard disk recovery tool
Theory and Modelling Resources Cookbook - a reference manual for a collection of numerical routines for scientific computing.
TpX - a TeX drawing tool.
Winedt, TexnicCenter - shareware powerful and versatile ASCII editors and shells for MS Windows with a strong predisposition towards the creation of [La]TeX documents.
WinFIG - a Win32 version of XFig.
WinSpice - a shareware port of Spice3F4 to Win32 systems.
WolframAlpha - computational knowledge engine.
XFig - a freeware interactive drawing tool which runs under X11R4.
Zip utilities - WinZip, WinRAR, GnuZIP