Zotero and MindManager – Two Great Programs for Scholarly Production

In my last post, I tried to explain the genesis of my interests in thinking about digital writing practices and technologies. I promised that I’d demonstrate some of those interests and that thinking with some of the very writing technologies that I myself use. So here it is. Here’s what I used to put together this video and blog entry: Hardware Video Camera (for the introduction) External Mic (for the…

November 7, 2009
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Zotero and MindManager – Two Great Programs for Scholarly Production

In my last post, I tried to explain the genesis of my interests in thinking about digital writing practices and technologies. I promised that I’d demonstrate some of those interests and that thinking with some of the very writing technologies that I myself use. So here it is. Here’s what I used to put together this video and blog entry: Hardware Video Camera (for the introduction) External Mic (for the…

November 7, 2009
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Why Digital Writing Technologies (and Scholarship) Matter to Me

Working on my dissertation this morning, I realized just how odd and idiosyncratic some of my writing practices are. But shouldn’t they be? Isn’t that sort of a best-case scenario for everyone? Let me explain. I’ve always had an incredibly difficult time with the invention part of the writing process. Even since I was an undergraduate at North Dakota State, I’ve spent so much time with my fingers on the keyboard or…

November 6, 2009
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Why Digital Writing Technologies (and Scholarship) Matter to Me

Working on my dissertation this morning, I realized just how odd and idiosyncratic some of my writing practices are. But shouldn’t they be? Isn’t that sort of a best-case scenario for everyone? Let me explain. I’ve always had an incredibly difficult time with the invention part of the writing process. Even since I was an undergraduate at North Dakota State, I’ve spent so much time with my fingers on the keyboard or…

November 6, 2009
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