If you are looking for another online word processor that can do the same kinds of things as Google docs, have a look at Buzzword from It has a nice, clean, crisp interface. It’s in beta form at the moment but it’s free (yay! my favorite word), and there’s also a premium (paid) version. Buzzword’s strength is that it is easy to share, and work on, collaborative documents – and yes, the people you want to share with do have to sign-up for an account. However, once Buzzword is up and running it’s stable and responsive. Give it a whirl and tell us what you think.


Thanks Karen!

Reference librarian at Bank Street College Library.

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