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Tools for Annotating Your PDFs!

Welcome to the new year! An important part of “doing research” is reading the literature to learn what others in the field have already done. It’s easy to read the paper and then forget what you’ve just read. Wouldn’t it be nice to be able to take notes in (aka annotate) your PDFs? Well, you [...] Continue reading

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Write Your CV in LaTeX!

Today I’m going to convince you to write your CV or resume in . If you are not familiar with LaTeX, this is a great way to dig into learning it! Open up your favorite TeX editor. I use TeXnicCenter (Windows), TeXworks (Mac/Windows/Linux), and Kile (Linux), but there’s lots of them out there. What I [...] Continue reading

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Google Scholar Advanced Search

Going with the flow of changes in Google search or Google Scholar (GS) can take a bit of effort. Last year we saw Google remove the GS link from the Google Bar menu. Scholar can increase visibility and accessibility of scholarly content. Google works with publishers to index peer-reviewed papers, theses, preprints, technical reports and [...] Continue reading

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