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

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Staying organized

Abstract:

Organization is a key part of the research process. After all, what good are amazing discoveries and brilliant writing if deadlines are constantly being missed. This is especially important for junior faculty and beginning researchers, who may not have the established body of work that can engender forgiveness and extensions for better-known, experienced researchers. This chapter will explore cloud-based organization tools, ranging from the conceptually simple, such as web-based calendars, to more complex project management tools such as Basecamp and Trello. It will also discuss robust to-do list applications, such as Remember the Milk, Google Tasks, and Asana. The productivity subculture around OS X will also ...

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