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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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This may sound ancient but how about PowerPoint? I had (I should say still have) the same problem and kept using so many different methods. I tried writing in the columns of printed articles, but that means I would have to print all of them. Tried mind mapping softwares too and others... Here's the way I use PowerPoint: save each article with a number 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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Try OneNote. You can keep the information in one notebook and easily retrieve information by search. If you are web clipping, it puts a note in as to which web site the link is from.


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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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