Research: Where to Start?

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When I was in college in the late 1990s, one of the most overwhelming things for me was research. I was never taught how to properly navigate the university’s library; with so many resources, how was I to know what to use when writing a paper for a class? This was all occurring at a time when the Internet was just beginning—the current range of resources for students is enormous.


August 20, 2014 | Kurt Morris

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How to Organize Your Writing, Ideas, and Research with Evernote

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Have you ever written the ultimate idea for your book on a scrap of paper, only to lose it later? 

Have you ever misfiled an important citation or research file for your book or article project?

I have.

I used to spend an inordinate amount of time digging through my filing cabinets trying to find the research I needed to write my dissertation. However, in early 2011 I stumbled upon an app that made me a more productive and better organized writer: Evernote.

February 7, 2014 | Elizabeth Covart

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