Screen Studies is a dynamic digital platform taking users from script to screen and beyond – offering a broad range of content from Bloomsbury, Faber & Faber and the British Film Institute to support moving-image studies.
Grammarly is a digital writing-support tool that provides powerful grammar, spelling, and plagiarism checking based on natural language processing and machine-learning technologies. It integrates conveniently into many of the places where Iowa State students and faculty are doing their writing today, such as web browsers (so it can be used in CyMail and Canvas), Google Docs, office productivity software for the PC, and mobile devices. All ISU students and faculty have free access to the premium version of Grammarly through a pilot program funded by CASTLE and supported by the Department of English.
The Lens is a large database of scholarly works and patent documents from around the world. This database connects patent documents with the scholarly works they cite and vice versa in order to make innovation easier and more transparent. In addition to its search features, it includes analytical tools that can be used to identify influential people, institutions, publishers, journals, etc. in a particular research area.