Note-taking and Information Management for Humanities & Social Sciences Research: Tools, Techniques, Tips: Get Organized

Tips

Acquiring new habits is an enormous, ongoing commitment which tends to crack under stress.

You're more likely to stick with a note-taking and organization system that complements your existing work habits and preferences.


Write up a plan and post it in your workspace. The very act of writing helps to change behaviors. Periodically, as your needs evolve, adjust your plan and write up a new plan. Don't be overambitious.

Read Efficiently

Overwhelmed by the quantity of required reading? Try:

How to read a book

Manage Time

Get Things Done

Pomodoro Technique for time management

Study Skills

Not to be dismissed lightly as beneath you. Refresh your familiarity with time-tested organization practices: Study Skills

Virginia Cole

Virginia Cole, Ph.D.
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