Barnard: Research Methods/Religion Lab: Managing Your Research

A guide to help with your final paper for the Religion Lab course.

Citation Management

Tips for managing PDFs, data, and research notes.

Creating a research plan (timelines, to-do lists, next steps, etc.)

Exercises: (1) Create a folder system for organizing your PDFs, data, and notes for your paper. (2) Create a to-do list or timeline for completing your paper.

Research Tools

We recommend that you configure your computer with a few tools that might help you with your research

  1. configure Google Scholar
  2. download LibX if you use Firefox or Chrome
  3. other tools and plugins, including proxy bookmarklet, OED lookup tool, etc.