Thursday, December 7, 2017

Evernote library

I scrapped all of the research for my old idea-- see "Trash (33)," and reformatted my folders and tags to fit my new thesis. It's been quite helpful!


  1. I'm glad you are going with a note taking / reference tool that feels like it works for you; as an FYI some tips from another thesis user of Evernote:

    What I cannot tell from the screenshot is how this will help you generate your lit review; are you adding the citation and your annotation info to the note, or do this separately and then link to the notes with the reference? Evernote is not mutually exclusive to Zotero, you could gather and organize your sources in Evernote, include the reference URL or info, and when ready to generate, you could pretty easily add the ones you want to Zotero.

    I am a proponent because one of the most time consuming tedious tasks to me is formatting citations, and this is what Zotero automates well.

    1. Thanks for the link! I'm honestly not going to worry about generating citations for my lit review. Unless it's a particularly difficult citation, I'm pretty comfortable with MLA-- we'll see if it gets bad later on, but I feel okay right now.


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