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How can I find the journal article my professor mentioned?
My professor recommended a journal article for my research paper... but he didn't mention the exact title, author, or journal name. Now how on Earth can I find it?
Are you always the last to find out about the latest news? Don't let this happen in your academic life! Take charge and let automated tools assist you in keeping up-to-date on the latest developments in your field.
Like meerkats humans are social animals. But then why do team projects sometimes seem like such a struggle? We can't answer that question, but we can offer a few tips to help make the whole process go more smoothly.
Citation style rules can be frustrating. What if there were a way you could automatically format all the citations and your bibliography instead of tediously having to type all the punctuation marks by hand? Although it almost sounds too good to be true, this is exactly what reference management programs are designed to do.
Do you do a lot of academic reading on your computer screen? If so, the information you read might be harder for you to recall later on than if you would read on paper. Our latest blog post looks at some study findings and offers suggestions for what you can do.
It's the moment all academics fear: the creative block. Push past yours with a little help from a technique that rock legend David Bowie used to employ.
Terrible at multi-tasking? You're not alone! Discover task completion strategies that really work in our latest blog post.
You’ve got a pretty good memory, don’t you? You know exactly what you ate for breakfast this morning, what happened yesterday in your favorite Netflix series, and the findings of the main researchers in your field. Or do you...?
Large writing projects can seem There’s so much to do that it can be hard to know where to begin.
One thing that can help is setting up a workflow for yourself. Whether you’re writing your first research paper or already have many behind you, it always pays to take a look at your process and see if there are any areas you can improve.
The Perfect Fit: 5 Steps for Finding Academic Sources without Frustration
Can't find any good sources for your paper? Feel like you're searching for a needle in a haystack? Then our first blog post was written for you! Follow our five easy steps to stop inefficient searches and start finding high-quality scholarly journal articles on your topic.
Planned Accidents is written by the team behind Citavi and reflects a basic premise of our software: better organization leads to better research. If you have your sources and processes in order, you can free your mind for making connections and generating new ideas. Join us every other week for helpful tips, workflows, and strategies that can help anyone who does academic research, at any level.