Year for Productivity Session 15: Current Awareness – or, Keeping Up with the Einsteins

Those doing academic research for publication not only have to be aware of past publications in their field, they need to know what is being published now.  They need tools for current awareness.  One can do this by searching the … Continue reading

Links Roundup #10

Review:  Springpad Serves as Your Virtual Personal Assistant.  We haven’t discussed Springpad much on this blog as it seemed merely a less successful competitor to Evernote and OneNote in the Notebook Software arena.  But it seems to be carving out … Continue reading

Year for Productivity Session 14: Research Management – One Ring to Rule Them All

Research management is much more than managing references or bibliographies.  It involves the process from having an idea through to publication.   There are many steps along the way:  searching for the relevant literature, reading and annotating relevant materials, capturing the … Continue reading