Elephants Never Forget - But How About You?

You’ve got a pretty good memory, don’t you? You know exactly what you ate for breakfast this morning, what happened yesterday in your favorite Netflix series, and the findings of the main researchers in your field. Or do you...?

Created by: Jana Votteler – Published on: 3/27/2018
Tags: Knowledge management

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5 Things You Should Always Do When Starting a New Paper

Setting Up a Paper-Writing Workflow

Large writing projects can seem overwhelming. There’s so much to do that it can be hard to know where to begin.

One thing that can help is setting up a workflow for yourself. Whether you’re writing your first research paper or already have many behind you, it always pays to take a look at your process and see if there are any areas you can improve.

 

Created by: Jennifer Schultz – Published on: 3/13/2018
Tags: Workflow Beginning students Graduate students

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The Perfect Fit: 5 Steps for Finding Academic Sources without Frustration

The Perfect Fit: 5 Steps for Finding Academic Sources without Frustration

Can't find any good sources for your paper? Feel like you're searching for a needle in a haystack? Then our first blog post was written for you! Follow our five easy steps to stop inefficient searches and start finding high-quality scholarly journal articles on your topic.

Created by: Jana Votteler – Published on: 2/27/2018
Tags: From our support team Finding sources

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Welcome to Planned Accidents

Planned Accidents is written by the team behind Citavi and reflects a basic premise of our software: better organization leads to better research. If you have your sources and processes in order, you can free your mind for making connections and generating new ideas. Join us every other week for helpful tips, workflows, and strategies that can help anyone who does academic research, at any level.

Created by: Jennifer Schultz – Published on: 2/20/2018

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