When it comes to fast, informal online research, the Google Keep Chrome extension could be the ticket. Just save a link—along with a label and note—then export your Keep notes to Google Docs.
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Informal web research, whether for professional or personal purposes, often involves a small set of repeated tasks: a web search followed by a review of the results, saving of relevant links—often with notes—and then sharing your findings and thoughts. As a technology consultant, I repeat this process every time a client seeks advice as to what hardware or software to buy. The sequence is similar for students who gather web resources for academic reports or travelers who seek sites to visit and places to stay or eat: Search, review, save and share.
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