Mendeley vs EndNote – Back to the Tranquil Hegemony of Thomson Reuters

In my daily researcher life, I need to have access to a good referencing manager. A referencing manager looks after the sources (pdfs of articles etc) you cite in research papers, lets you make research notes, and generally takes care of the bibliography. The king of the hill is EndNote – it’s expensive, but UQ …

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Emerging Online Social Communities and Emergency Services in a Connected World

The following was a ‘joke’ abstract I wrote on Facebook (yes I know – get a life), and was inspired by a Queensland Police Service Media posting in relation to a specific incident. When you are writing a paper I always finds it helps to write the abstract first – at least to clarify the …

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Using Scrivener and EndNote together on Mac OSX

And so, some time ago I bought a Macbook.  And then I found the killer apps that I needed to write my thesis.  Scrivener, hands down, is the best writing tool on PC or Mac.  There is now a PC version, at least in beta, and although it’s not as mature as the Mac OSX …

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