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[Xmca-l] Re: Reference data bases



The video suggests it permits the user to organise annotations so that they
are related to each other by virtue of their shared categories (folders).
Is that all that is required?

On 30 January 2015 at 12:23, Martin John Packer <mpacker@uniandes.edu.co>
wrote:

> Huw,
>
> Take a look at Docear, which is a combination reference manager and
> mind-mapper. I can never get it to work, but it's one model.
>
> Martin
>
> On Jan 30, 2015, at 6:32 AM, Huw Lloyd <huw.softdesigns@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > On 30 January 2015 at 01:53, mike cole <mcole@ucsd.edu> wrote:
> >
> >> Go for it, Huw! Set up one of those start-up sites and see what you can
> >> raise. When you become part of the 1% do we get a %? :-))))
> >>
> >>
> > With some of both the world's top 1% cultural psychologists and the
> world's
> > top 1% programmers for acquaintances, what could possibly go wrong?
> >
> > Huw
> >
> >
> >
> >> mike
> >>
> >> On Thu, Jan 29, 2015 at 5:31 PM, Huw Lloyd <huw.softdesigns@gmail.com>
> >> wrote:
> >>
> >>> Martin,
> >>>
> >>> If you have something specific in mind and you're able to pool a large
> >>> source of (presumably frustrated) donors, then I could write/produce it
> >> for
> >>> you all.  Part of the issue, as I see it, is that everything is related
> >> to
> >>> everything else.  So the issue becomes how things are related not that
> >> they
> >>> are related.  On a similar theme I am thinking of starting up an
> >>> educational news website, because there is so much trash around and so
> >>> much bureaucracy in and around traditional education.
> >>>
> >>> Huw
> >>>
> >>> On 29 January 2015 at 17:06, Martin John Packer <
> mpacker@uniandes.edu.co
> >>>
> >>> wrote:
> >>>
> >>>> Simply that BookEnds is much better!  I used EndNotes for years, and
> it
> >>>> was clunky and its developers upgraded it very slowly. Perhaps it has
> >> now
> >>>> improved...  BooksEnds is very stable, it handles over 11,000
> >> references
> >>>> quickly, it can insert citations into a text with a single key-press,
> >>> it's
> >>>> possible to read and annotate a pdf, and create notes, all within the
> >>>> program. It automatically finds citation data from Google Scholar and
> >>>> elsewhere. One can add tags and create groups easily. And, as I said,
> >> it
> >>>> will generate bibliographies virtually instantaneously in APA and many
> >>>> other formats.
> >>>>
> >>>> However, Greg, do you know of anything that would build a semantic
> >>>> network? BookEnds creates a tag cloud from selected references, which
> >> one
> >>>> can then dig down into. But that's not quite what I'm looking for.
> >>>>
> >>>> Martin
> >>>>
> >>>> On Jan 29, 2015, at 11:52 AM, Greg Thompson <
> greg.a.thompson@gmail.com
> >>>
> >>>> wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>>> Oh, and all three of the ones I mentioned have the ability to easily
> >>>>> cite-while-you-write and to automatically create bibliographies.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Martin, do you have any thoughts for why BookEnds over Endnote?
> >>>>> -greg
> >>>>>
> >>>>> On Thu, Jan 29, 2015 at 9:50 AM, Greg Thompson <
> >>>> greg.a.thompson@gmail.com>
> >>>>> wrote:
> >>>>>
> >>>>>> Just talking this over with my students yesterday.
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> Endnote is probably the most common utility. Here is a link:
> >>>>>> http://endnote.com/product-details
> >>>>>> Intro and training videos for endnote can be found here:
> >>>>>> https://www.youtube.com/user/EndNoteTraining
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> Mendeley has a very friendly interface for reading and marking up
> >>> pdf's.
> >>>>>> You can store pdf's on your device or you can store them in the
> >> cloud
> >>>> for a
> >>>>>> monthly fee.
> >>>>>> http://www.mendeley.com/
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> Zotero is, I think, particularly easy to use if you are just looking
> >>> for
> >>>>>> an easy way to cite-while-you-write (the others have this capability
> >>>> too),
> >>>>>> but you have to use Mozilla in order to use it:
> >>>>>> https://www.zotero.org/
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> There are other more stripped-down versions like Refworks, but for
> >>> what
> >>>>>> you want to do I'm guessing that Endnote is probably what you want.
> >> It
> >>>> also
> >>>>>> looks like X7 version has cloud sharing too so you can store your
> >>> entire
> >>>>>> library in the cloud and access it anywhere and even share it with
> >> up
> >>>> to 12
> >>>>>> people! Mike, since you are a man on the move, I think you could
> >>> really
> >>>>>> take advantage of that...
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> -greg
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> On Thu, Jan 29, 2015 at 9:30 AM, mike cole <mcole@ucsd.edu> wrote:
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>> Dear Colleagues  -  In working through a recent review paper, I
> >> began
> >>>> to
> >>>>>>> experience severe difficulties in keeping track of pdfs in
> >> connection
> >>>> with
> >>>>>>> the refs.  Are there any recommendations among you for a reliable,
> >>>> pretty
> >>>>>>> large (able to take several thousand refs/pdfs)
> >>>>>>> utility that a non-adept could use effectively? I imagine others
> >>> might
> >>>>>>> have
> >>>>>>> a similar question.... or will have soon enough!
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> Thanks for any help on this.
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> mike
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> --
> >>>>>>> It is the dilemma of psychology to deal with a natural science as
> >> an
> >>>>>>> object
> >>>>>>> that creates history. Ernst Boesch.
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> --
> >>>>>> Gregory A. Thompson, Ph.D.
> >>>>>> Assistant Professor
> >>>>>> Department of Anthropology
> >>>>>> 880 Spencer W. Kimball Tower
> >>>>>> Brigham Young University
> >>>>>> Provo, UT 84602
> >>>>>> http://byu.academia.edu/GregoryThompson
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>> --
> >>>>> Gregory A. Thompson, Ph.D.
> >>>>> Assistant Professor
> >>>>> Department of Anthropology
> >>>>> 880 Spencer W. Kimball Tower
> >>>>> Brigham Young University
> >>>>> Provo, UT 84602
> >>>>> http://byu.academia.edu/GregoryThompson
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> --
> >> It is the dilemma of psychology to deal with a natural science as an
> object
> >> that creates history. Ernst Boesch.
> >>
>
>
>