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How I Use Evernote to Organize my Secondary Source Research

Karl Dahlfred | When it comes to masters and doctoral work, the key to a successful thesis or dissertation is organizing your data. It is great that you are learning all sorts of relevant and interesting information, but will you be… Continue reading →

Tracing transnational lives: a short guide for historians

By Maurice Casey | How do you track down historical evidence for individuals who operated in multiple countries and in various linguistic contexts throughout their lives? In a previous post, I talked about tracing the living descendants of research subjects…. Continue reading →

Fantastic sources and where to find them

By Maurice J. Casey  The most rewarding experiences of my historical research thus far have been encounters with the families of people I research. There’s nothing quite like the thrill of unearthing an old box of documents in a rarely… Continue reading →

Shredding it, setting it ablaze, feeding it to the dog or: What to do when you are sick of your thesis

By Elke Close ¦ After Laura’s uplifting post about rediscovering your groove, this week I want to give you a little advice on what to do when you cannot stand the thought of anything remotely connected to your PhD thesis. Most… Continue reading →

Letter to a young PhD student

by Hortense Le Ferrand |   Dear young PhD student, Having successfully graduated from my PhD in material science, I would like to pass on some advice so that you can fully enjoy the next few years. Since I did… Continue reading →

Vocab building for Historians

By Maurice Casey | Previously on the blog, Sara Brouwer offered some useful tips on learning language for your PhD. But historians sometimes tackle language learning from a separate viewpoint to other social scientists. Indeed, we are often in a minority… Continue reading →

Preparing for your Literature Review: Best Practices

By Drew Thomas |   For many Ph.D. students, part of their first-year progress review includes submitting a literature review. While it seems nice that you get to spend nearly a year reading interesting books and articles about your research… Continue reading →

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