I'm looking for software solutions for organizing and searching non-academic research. [more inside]
I am bookmarking websites like crazy, as I do research and online reading, and it's a mess. Help! [more inside]
Index card lovers unite! Looking for non-digital ways to manage citations, sources, etc. for academic research projects. [more inside]
What are some good books or articles that have used an organization's meeting minutes as a main source of data?
I'm writing a paper that involves reading forty articles by about thirty different historians. Their biographical details are relevant. I'd like to be able to enter information about these articles and their authors into a database (or something similar) and then be able to sort by the various categories, link entries together, easily have lists of all of the people or articles who fit a given criterium, et cetera. What should I use? Free or cheap, OSX-compatible, relatively low learning curve.
Sorting and keeping track of my research: is Excel the best solution? [more inside]
I've gotten a small grant to do undergraduate research (yay!), please help me keep all of my data and other information organized! [more inside]
What are your tips and tricks for sustaining momentum and focus during longer-term research and writing projects? [more inside]
What's a good way to organize my PhD application process? [more inside]
I am doing research in a Hematology/Oncology genetics lab and I am looking for computer software that can organize my research data (e.g., new project, dates and findings, results, task management) and was created for scientific purposes. I have a macbook (black), OSX10.6, 2.4 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo, 4GB ram. I am looking for one that is free or inexpensive (under $150). Any help? Thanks.
Zotero, Scrapbook, Papers, Evernote, etc. What should I be using to best organize materials for a research paper? [more inside]
I recently found a fantastic program for managing research literature on OSX and I'm looking for a similar program for Windows and Linux. [more inside]
Should I be using a wiki to collect my notes on mathematical research? Which one? [more inside]
Beyond being a freelance writer and a professional practitioner of public affairs, my base nature, I realize, is that of a data researcher, collector and organizer. [more inside]
I'm writing a research paper. I'm looking for an application that will not only allow me to write multiple notes about each source, but will also allow me to organize these notes into the structure that I plan on writing my paper. Something GUI where I can just click and drag to put them in order. [more inside]