From permanent notes to a manuscript: Pandoc

This is the last step of my research workflow. For the rest of the series, see: From references to fleeting notes: Zotero and Zotero plug-insFrom fleeting notes to literature notes: ObsidianFrom literature notes to permanent notes: ObsidianFrom permanent notes to a manuscript: Pandoc As permanent notes start to emerge from processing my reading, I have … Continue reading From permanent notes to a manuscript: Pandoc

From literature notes to permanent notes: Obsidian

This is the first step of my research workflow. For the rest of the series, see: From references to fleeting notes: Zotero and Zotero plug-insFrom fleeting notes to literature notes: ObsidianFrom literature notes to permanent notes: ObsidianFrom permanent notes to a manuscript: Pandoc After turning my fleeting notes into literature notes, I write several permanent … Continue reading From literature notes to permanent notes: Obsidian

From references to fleeting notes: Zotero and Zotero plug-ins

This is the first step of my research workflow. For the rest of the series, see: From references to fleeting notes: Zotero and Zotero plug-insFrom fleeting notes to literature notes: ObsidianFrom literature notes to permanent notes: ObsidianFrom permanent notes to a manuscript: Pandoc In the last nine months alone, I have come across seven hundred … Continue reading From references to fleeting notes: Zotero and Zotero plug-ins

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Research methods and tools for a Humanities PhD: Zettelkasten, Obsidian, Zotero, and Pandoc

My main approach to qualitative research is inspired by Niklas Luhman's Zettelkasten method—my Zettelkasten is named "House of Pomegranates", after my favorite Oscar Wilde short story collection. Very briefly, the Zettelkasten, for me, is a method that has encouraged me to turn the highlights and notes I take during reading ("fleeting notes") into critical summaries … Continue reading Research methods and tools for a Humanities PhD: Zettelkasten, Obsidian, Zotero, and Pandoc

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Research workflow as a PhD student in the Humanities

Since I first started doing research, now over five years ago, I have been searching for ways to optimize my research workflow. Last summer, I discovered the Zettelkasten method, which seemed to tick all the boxes, especially when combined with a reference manager and plain text writing (because f*ck Microsoft Word). Many of the examples … Continue reading Research workflow as a PhD student in the Humanities