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Articles tagged with research

November 10, 2022

News from DEVONthink for Historians

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Avigail Oren and Ada Barlatt created DEVONthink for Historians, a series of online courses that provide a practical introduction to scholarly work with DEVONthink. Now, Ada and Avigail started to share some exciting insights into Avigail’s current research project on their YouTube channel, showing how a new database is being built for this. (more)

December 13, 2021

Manifesto for Ubiquitous Linking

Image of the technical requirements of the Manifesto for Ubiquitous Linking.

The new Manifesto for Ubiquitous Linking calls software designers to ensure that resources inside the software are linkable. DEVONthink and DEVONthink To Go offer platform-independent URLs for documents inside databases already for many years. We are one of the original signers of the manifesto. (more)

December 10, 2021

Mikah & Rose about Research on iOS

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In episode 578 of iOS Today, the lovely Mikah Sargent and Rosemary Orchard talk about gathering notes and research on iOS. They go through on-board options and third-party apps including DEVONthink To Go. (more)

May 28, 2021

The Sweet Setup on DEVONthink

Living room situation with a MacBook running DEVONthink.

The Sweet Setup is one of the best online sources with daily app reviews, tips, and tutorials for everyone interested in productivity. In one of the latest articles Josh Ginter lays out how he uses DEVONthink and DEVONthink To Go for managing and annotating PDFs. (more)

October 29, 2020

MacPowerUsers on Research Apps

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In the latest episode of their excellent MacPowerUsers podcast, David Sparks and Stephen Hackett dive deep into the field of applications for serious research which includes, of course, DEVONthink. And Kerry Dawson explains on Tech Today Review why DEVONthink is indispensable for his work. (more)

March 24, 2020

Using Our Tools in the Pandemic

COVID-19 is everywhere, in the news, blogs, podcasts, but also quite literally. We’re all giving our best to adjust our lives to the new rules that will impact our societies for quite some time. We don’t want to give you yet another list of tips for how to work from home. Instead, we asked our user community how they use our products to cope with the current situation. (more)

February 11, 2020

DEVONthink for Historians

Avigail Oren and Ada Barlatt have created a row of online courses that explain how historians and researchers can squeeze the best out of using DEVONthink for their work. The courses also come with custom templates and scripts that take the pain out of managing citations with DEVONthink and your favorite reference manager. (more)

May 24, 2011

Run a Quick Search from Any App

DEVONagent 3 introduced a menu added to the right-hand side of the menu bar. Using this menu extra you can run quick searches directly from within any other app on your Mac and view the results right there in the menu, just like when using Spotlight. (more)

May 17, 2011

Use the See-Also Sidebar

When browsing the web with DEVONagent try the See Also button (looks like the stovepipe hats that magicians use to conjure rabbits) on the right-hand side of the browser window’s toolbar. It opens a sidebar that shows related documents from DEVONagent’s own archive from open DEVONthink Pro (Office) databases, and from the web. (more)