Meeting Notes

Introduction to Evernote

2013-01

Evernote Presentation

  • What is a Knowledge Base (KB)?
    • An information repository and organizer
    • Your “external brain”
    • Many tools available – Mac, iOS, cloud
    • The January workshop will show how to create a sample KB and use it as your personal “external brain.”
  • KB Examples
    • Financial and tax records
    • Home Inventory
    • Travel Planning
    • Tech Tips, Hints, Tutorials
    • Electronics and Appliance Manuals
    • Important Receipts
    • Genealogy Records
    • Research Notes
    • Recipes
  • Evernote – a cloud-based KB
    • Capture almost anything
    • Access information from almost anywhere
    • Organize
    • Search
    • Share
    • Backup
  • What can you capture?
    • Text
    • Photos
    • Scanned documents
    • Audio
    • Video
    • Web sites
    • PDF
  • Getting started
  • Accounts – Free Account:100,000 notes, 250 synchronized notebooks, 60MB upload / month 10,000 tags and 100 saved searches. Individual notes – 25MB max size
    • Free Account:100,000 notes, 250 synchronized notebooks, 60MB upload / month 10,000 tags and 100 saved searches. Individual notes – 25MB max size
    • Premium Account ($45 / year)
    • Larger upload capacity – 1GB each month
    • Larger note size – 50MB
    • Offline access to notebooks
    • Group sharing and access to notebooks
    • View past versions of individual notes
    • Priority image recognition
    • Ability to search within PDF document
  • More Account Options
    • Sponsored account for groups or charitable organizations – reduced price
    • Educational discount – 50%
    • Get more information
    • Caution: data not encrypted; individual notes can be encrypted before uploading

Evernote Demonstration

  • OMUG account: omug42@gmail.com omug oc1000
  • email to omug.24e33a5@m.evernote.com
  • Access to Evernote
    • Local
    • Web Browser
    • iPhone
  • Evernote Views
    • Card
    • Expanded card
    • Snippet
    • List
  • Sidebar
    • Recent notes
    • Notes
    • Notebooks
    • Atlas
    • Tags
    • Trunk
  • Evernote Demonstration
    • Create note
    • Edit note
    • Use Web clipper
    • Use Page Camera (iPhone)
    • Use Camera on laptop
    • Drag photo into list
    • Add PDF files – drag to list
    • Take snapshot: new note > take snapshot icon
    • Add audio: new note > record audio icon
    • Synchronize with web site
    • Sharing via URL
    • Search
  • Extras
  • Keyboard Shortcuts
    • Ctrl%2BCmd%2BN … create a New Note
    • Ctrl%2BCmd%2BC … select area to paste into New Note
    • Ctrl%2BCmd%2BV … paste area into a New Note

Resources

January Workshop

  • Develop your own Knowledge Base using …..
    • Evernote
    • MacJournal
    • DevonThink Pro
    • nVALT
    • Yojimbo (if time permits)
  • Five software licenses will be raffled …..
    • 3 MacJournal
    • 1 DevonThink Pro
    • 1 Yojimbo

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