Tracking down notes can be a tricky, time-consuming task. For all the folders and tree structures we might have created, when the time comes to laying hands on specific notes, they are sometimes hidden in the maze of our computer.
In the SCRIBZEE® free notebook app, there is no single correct answer to the question of whether or not to create folders. Just as note taking strategies is a personal choice, each type of note organization has its followers too. You just have to choose what works best for you.
For students and professionals handling clearly-demarcated projects with no overlap between them, it’s a fairly natural, obvious choice to use folders.
Provided you think carefully first about how to organize and name the folders, you’ll have no trouble finding your organized handwritten notes.
This is what organization expert Laurence Einfalt recommends for filing information in her article “How to sort and organize your information."
Don’t use folders
It’s not always easy to pick the best notes folder for filing: some notes relate to several projects, others don’t relate to any specific project at all. So sometimes it’s tempting to create a “Miscellaneous” folder, which inevitably turns into a sort of “junk” folder in which you can never find anything again. What’s more, projects can sometimes change track or split into two, in which case it’s difficult to split the folder.
So if you decide not to use folders, make sure you give your notes a very explicit title, using keywords but no abbreviations. Then you can simply use the SCRIBZEE® search engine (the magnifying glass icon) to track down whatever notes you need in next to no time.
It’s up to you!
We’re ringing in 2020 with a serious dose of innovation that is going to completely change the way you study.
Introducing Flash 2.0—the next generation flashcards, launching at CES 2020!
Powered by SCRIBZEE®, hamelin’s analog and digital bridge, our flashcards offer you the opportunity to jot, write, and draw your notes in your own handwriting (remember, this is key for retention!) and then, with the seamless click of a button, study these notes digitally, whenever and wherever you want.
We sent some hamelin samples to tech writer Andrew George and we’re pretty stoked on his review.
Andrew, who is a fan of Rocketbook’s reusable technology admitted that both the Wave and the Everlast are lacking in the writing feel department. And that’s where hamelin notebooks shine.
Have you heard of CES?
It’s the largest and most influential technology event on the planet. The international conference has been drawing innovative companies from around the world for the past 50 years—and has become the global stage for breakthrough technologies.
Hamelin Brands Inc. is excited to be attending this year’s event. Please stop by and see us at Booth 45253 (in the Family Tech section), where we will not only be demonstrating hamelin’s fantastic new notebooks but also be releasing a brand NEW and EXCITING range of products.