So why should you bother with recording your research process? Isn't that just extra work?
The fact is that it is far easier to track and record your research during the process than it is to go back after the fact.
What will recording your research do for you?
Once you begin your research, it is important to record all the resources that you utilize. This research log will help you keep track of all the resources which you use throughout the process.
What is RefWorks?
An online research management, writing, and collaboration tool
What is Zotero?
A free, easy to use tool that helps you collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources