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Tag Archives: organizer software

Scrivener as a Syllabus Tool Sep 15, 2012

A few years ago, when it was still relatively new, I wrote my masters thesis in Scrivener.  It was a good experience, but at the end of it I didn’t feel like the application had benefited me all that greatly. … Continue reading

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Two Tips for Resurfacing Web Content Jun 13, 2011

I frequently have the problem where I know I’ve seen some bit of information online, didn’t bookmark it, and can’t find it again when it becomes unexpectedly relevant.  Here’s a trick I’ve discovered for dealing with this problem. If Google … Continue reading

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Carnival of Journalism: Hack Your Workflow Jun 8, 2011

The latest Carnival of Journalism, which asks us to write about productivity tools, is totally up my alley—I’m a complete nerd when it comes to these.  I even keep a running list of fun tools available for Mac.  One of … Continue reading

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Re-importing from Papers v1 to Papers2 Mar 23, 2011

The release notes for Papers v2.0.2a are epic and partially or completely address many of the issues that prevented some users from hopping on board with the initial release.  One frequent question on the Papers2 support forums seems to be … Continue reading

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Papers2 Review: I'm a Believer Mar 8, 2011

I was recently in the enviable position of being a beta tester for Papers2, the long-awaited upgrade to Mekentosj‘s terrific reference manager software for Mac.  Papers v1 was a pioneering bit of software.  Now, with Mendeley, Sente 6, and soon, … Continue reading

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Papers v2 is Coming!!1! Feb 14, 2011

Anyone who’s made the mistake of broaching the topic of organizer software with me in casual conversation knows that I have strong opinions on the subject.  So I was elated to hear that one of my absolute favorite applications, an … Continue reading

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The Three Programs That Organize My Life Jan 20, 2011

Author’s Note: This is a cross-post, originally written on Google Buzz last summer. It’s lived a long and happy life there, and accumulated one of the most useful and informative comment threads of anything I’ve ever posted to the Web. … Continue reading

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Reader Notifier May Save Me From Myself Jan 15, 2011

Here’s my long-standing predicament.  I love Web applications like Google Reader and Gmail, but I also realize I’m the sort of person who can’t open a browser window without repeatedly “checking just one more thing,” until I’ve unwittingly wasted an … Continue reading

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Organizational Tools for Mac OS X Feb 15, 2010

Update 11-9-2010: For the most current version of this list, as well as the most current comments, head over to the version of it residing on my homepage. ••• I’m beginning some new research projects and I decided that my … Continue reading

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