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    Crosslinks

    CrosslinksJS is a HTML / JavaScript application like a wiki that lets users edit and author content. It is frontend only, which means it needs to hit up against APIs. At MIT, we developed MIT Crosslinks as a study guide for students. Hundreds of students use it monthly, especially just before exams.

    Crosslinks is based on linking topics to topics and resources to topics. We found that while it was easy to understand, it was at times very handwavy — what do you mean when you link “matrix” to “eigenvalue“? Linking topics is ambiguous, and we have since moved to linking outcomes, where you can capture intent.

    If you would like to set up your own Crosslinks for your organization, check out our Github repo.