A colleague started taking notes in Obsidian recently, and I have looked over her shoulder to see what she struggled with. I realized that there are many poorly documented features in Obsidian that beginners should know. This post introduces must-know features and techniques, especially if you are new to note-taking with Obsidian.
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SciSpace is among the most versatile tools for a literature review. It searches over 283 million articles, analyzes each of them according to your question, and allows you to dig deep into any PDF. A tool that you don’t want to miss in your lit review tool belt.
This workflow takes you from a very rough outline to a polished manuscript using a set of AI tools. Literature is researched and skimmed during the writing process saving you massive amounts of time on secondary literature.
ChatGPT has a bad reputation when it comes to finding literature but only if you use it wrong. In this workflow we are going to collect many papers with an AI powered tol and then filter them all at once using ChatGPT and Zotero. You are guaranteed a truthful reply from the AI and yet can process 100s of papers in a seconds.
OpenAI released the GPT store. GPTs allow you to create specialized versions of ChatGPT for any use-case. In this post we look at 5 examples and also some trends of AI in academia.
Heptabase is a new app that helps you to break down complex concepts into a connected mind map. It is perfect for learning new things. Obsidian, on the other hand, has 100s of plugins that help you organize and synthesize knowledge using a variety of ways. In this article we discuss which one is better for who in academia.
A research project is like a maze, if you want to find the exit you will need a system to keep track of your findings and steps. Leverage Obsidians Canvas to get your research projects done faster.
Learn how to use an iPad for effective note-taking and annotation workflow. Three apps that work well together: Notion, Papership and Zotero.
Learn how to fine-tune your own version of ChatGPT for a specific purpose. In this tutorial we are building an AI post-doc that will know everything on your research topic and research questions to help you review papers quickly and easily.
This post will provide you with a detailed explanation on the best Chrome extensions for your academic research and exactly how they can be used to elevate your everyday workflow.