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Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Mon Sep 19 13:27:43 EDT 2016


We're using Zotero for bibliographical compilation on the Yale Grammatical Diversity Project.  So far so good.  Of course, sometimes the answer to a maiden's prayer is No, but until further notice that doesn't seem to be the case.

LH

P.S.  Love the amn't.  

> On Sep 19, 2016, at 1:19 PM, Robin Hamilton <robin.hamilton3 at VIRGINMEDIA.COM> wrote:
> 
> In the wake of Wilson's post directing the list towards the F1000Workspace
> capture program (is that the correct way to put it?), I realised that I ought to
> get reference software (again, how to put this?) up and running on the new
> computer I'm glumly coming to terms with.
> 
> To cut to the chase, I went for Zotero:
> 
>       https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.zotero.org_&d=CwICaQ&c=-dg2m7zWuuDZ0MUcV7Sdqw&r=wFp3X4Mu39hB2bf13gtz0ZpW1TsSxPIWYiZRsMFFaLQ&m=PdWcxga-Y4KXQRE-X-LRTFir6RY5m0ybAg8cRdJppVk&s=1ydTtvRu8ICGGWzLNma58xGfmWGl0EJpDNn_nwvtkt8&e= 
> 
> Zotero will grab-and-save all of the following:   webpages;   pdf files (with
> bibliographical data);   bibliographical data from various online catalogues.  
> 
> A poor person's Endnote, with extra bells and whistles.  Or so it seems.  (Both
> F1000Workspace and Zotero are free.)
> 
> Anyone (ideally) used both (or either), and able to comment on which is more
> better {snigger}?  Is it horses for courses?
> 
> CAVEATS:
> 
> Neither F1000Workspace nor Zotero (currently) work with Edge, the default
> Windows10 browser -- I've moved back to Chrome as a result.
> 
> Zotero as a functional bibliographical database program (which was the main
> reason I went for it) -- I've only been using the program for a couple of days,
> so I amn't yet in a position to say how satisfactory it is, either in that
> specific area or more generally.  At the moment, it looks like the answer to a
> maiden's prayer, but may turn out to be a frog when the honeymoon is over.
> 
> Robin Hamilton
> 
>> 
>>    On 17 September 2016 at 05:33 Wilson Gray <hwgray at GMAIL.COM> wrote:
>> 
>> 
>>    goo.gl/GSRIw2
>> 
>> 
>>   https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__f1000.com_work_-3Futm-5Fsource-3DTwitter-26utm-5Fmedium-3DDisplay-26utm-5Fcontent-3DNew-5FReg-5FPage-26utm-5Fcampaign-3DNonSubs-5Ftavi2&d=CwICaQ&c=-dg2m7zWuuDZ0MUcV7Sdqw&r=wFp3X4Mu39hB2bf13gtz0ZpW1TsSxPIWYiZRsMFFaLQ&m=PdWcxga-Y4KXQRE-X-LRTFir6RY5m0ybAg8cRdJppVk&s=vsq0W1s0VKYtZK5Ps7usuYINCy2pDfFeOgIuOS3CnJM&e= 
>> 
>>    Very handy. Saves you from having to stop in the middle of your reading to
>>    jot something down or, worse, intending to jot something as soon as you
>>    finish reading and then forgetting all about it.
>> 
>>    --
>>    -Wilson
>>    -----
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>>    come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
>>    -Mark Twain
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