As you complete your research, documentation is key - take notes on all aspects of your project, from background research to methods to results. Depending on your research field, notes may include:
Besides preparing for questions from a graduate committee, the reasons for keeping good documentation include:
LaTeX is a wonderful tool that can simplify your writing process, and if you are looking to get started, some resources are included here:
If you are looking for in-person LaTeX support, check out our LaTeX workshops! See the UMD Libraries Common Quandaries for more information about our workshops, including LaTeX and more. Finally, if you would like one-on-one support, schedule a consultation with me and we can work through your LaTeX questions and issues together.