Tuesday Tool Tip: Using Scrivener for Complex Academic Writing Projects

I became aware of Scrivener, an alternative writing tool, several years ago, and have been intrigued ever since.  At first glance, the benefit for creative writers is clear, but numerous scholars also use Scrivener.  Here’s part of the description from … Continue reading

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

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