Organizing and Accessing Your Digital Resources

Organizing Digital Resources

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ABSTRACT: Popular culture often represents the stereotype of messy professor offices with piles of papers and books about to fall over, with the professors themselves struggling to find that one article or grade book they know must be in there somewhere. Yet as Jessie Daniels and Polly Thistlethwaite point out in their new book Being a Scholar in the Digital Era, most of the stuff we accumulate these days is digital (be sure to check out their Imagine Otherwise podcast interview!). Depending on our fields, that might mean any combination of articles, books, pdfs, videos, websites, images, audio files, emails, and documents. So how do we keep track of all that stuff? And, more importantly, how do we find anything when we need it?

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    Ideas on Fire. October 25, 2016