Reading, Writing and more
In preparation for lab meeting, some answer to Chris’s queries
Does your process mirror the tried and true method?
Tried & True Method Question Set scope of literature search (date range, specific aspect, keywords, etc.) Search & Read Revise question Read some more
How do you catalog/ track your papers?
What style of annotation and note taking works best for immediate and/ or long term recall (in your reference manager, not memory explicitly)?
Only annotation is markup of PDFs.
Do you keep track of your keyword searches?
Is an annotated bibliography really the way to go?
Not really sure what this is
When do you decide you have enough literature?
When it feels be search is exhaustive
Do you begin writing after your initial analysis, write in small bits throughout, or wait until you’ve completed analysis and visualization?
Start writing as soon as start methods
What is your writing process (assuming completed analysis and visualization)?
? see below
Do you write methods first, get inspired by the literature and write a killer introduction, make an outline, etc.?
Methods, Results, Discussion, Introduction, Abstract
What makes a good collaborative writing partner(s)?
Regularity in Google Docs, using comments, suggestions, and letter comment be closed by one who writes if not super, super clear.
What are your biggest stumbling blocks and how do you get around them?
Writing… Blocking time and just writing, not pretty, flow of ideas, then go back and edit
What is your weakest writing ability? Your strongest?
typos, spelling, …. methods, and selling just below overselling
Do you write daily?