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The Librarian's Guide to Academic Research in the Cloud by Steven Ovadia

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Capturing information

Abstract:

Not all academic research relies on the capture of formal, scholarly material from books and electronic collections. Many researchers also need to capture non-scholarly content. This type of content can be more challenging to work with, in that the metadata is often less complete than is seen in formal works. Also, the high volume of non-scholarly material can be challenging to address. This chapter will discuss ways to capture and organize non-scholarly web-based material, covering simple, cloud-based bookmarking services such as Pinboard and Delicious, more robust capture tools such as Diigo, Evernote, Springpad, and OneNote, and postponed reading services, which allow users to quickly and easily mark something ...

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