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Think about what you are saving them for. For example: If you are saving them to check your credit card statement You could put them an envelope and then toss them when the monthly bill comes. You could enter them in a spreadsheet and throw them out immediately. If you are saving them as tax records You could put them in a folder and give them to your ...


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You could try using Docear, a software tool that helps you organize information from PDFs in mindmaps. You can add highlights into PDFs with a PDF reader, and then import the text from the highlighted regions into a Docear mindmap. Then, you can organize the text excerpts in your own way. the nice thing is that you can always go back to the source PDF, so ...


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You can try plain old note 'cards' that you can organize quickly, just by rearranging them. Put one essential quotation, remark, question on each. For the repetitive information How would one keep track of which article the notes are from? just use an always-visible list of references (in you case with references numbered 1-50), maybe with abbreviations for ...


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I had some great suggestions, especially Tabeak's recommendation for Docear, which look great but when I started using it I found it extremely clunky. I opted for a system called TiddlyWiki. It's extremely flexible, customisable and I think it should do everything that I want. It also the most incredible plugin TiddlyMap which provides a mindmap for your ...



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