Chapter 18. Organizing Your Notes

There are three schools of thought when it comes to organizing and finding information. One school says don’t bother organizing your information, but simply search for what you want when you need it and rely on the power of the search engine to correctly retrieve your data. This is the approach taken by Google’s Gmail, which substitutes fast searching for filing e-mails away in folders. A second approach augments searching the contents of your data with tags that you apply to the different data documents. You create your own set of tags, which serve as personalized reminders of your data categories. This approach is espoused by Evernote, a popular competitor to OneNote.

Yet a third method of organization, and ...

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