Dissertation Help: Why Doctoral Students Should Use Reference Software

Dissertation processes break down when students cannot find, or have poorly organized their reading. Lack of beginning organization will result in loss of time throughout the dissertation process, and time is your most precious commodity throughout graduate school. This article covers the beginning organization of dissertation reading and writing, while focusing on the frequently asked question: “Why should I use reference software?” While EndNote is the software that I use, and therefore know most intimately, any software might work as long as it allows you to do these three things: first, helping you capture and organize your notes, second, allowing you to cite and build a reference list while you write, and third, allowing you to change reference styles easily. All three attributes to good reference software along with brief notes as to how they will help you in your dissertation process, are discussed in this article.

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How Business Management Software Streamlines Financial Data

During the past, business sales, operating expenses and receivables were noted by accountants with ledgers; remember those days? If this wasn’t arduous enough, accountants had to ensure that every one of the numbers tallied. Luckily, such stressful energy is not anymore needed as technologies have grown to such an extent that data can already be managed more rapidly on computer-based software programs.

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