West Yorkshire Police Switch to Electronic Notebooks

Which would you rather see a police officer using? This: Or this: I suppose for the sake of efficiency and accuracy in reporting crime, electronic record-keeping may be a good idea. But that old fashioned notebook looks nice!   Read more at West Yorkshire Police to say “Goodbye” to traditional notebooks – Huddersfield Examiner.

Moleskine Monday: “Tactile Aesthetic Technology”

Daniel DiGriz has decided that “the Moleskine is the perfect notebook.” From his blog, The Rules of Work: When I look at a moleskine, the miser in me says ‘too expensive, decadent, not sustainable’. But then I haven’t looked for knock offs. The moleskine is flexible in its cover. That’s huge. You get a kind […]

Field Notebooks from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Some nice images from field notebooks shared by four people from the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology: Read more at Keeping a Field Notebook, All About Birds, Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

Which Notebook Did I Write That In???

I’m impressed by Anne at Tagged and Cajoled, who writes about here notebooks in this post. She always knows where to look for things she’s jotted down. I sometimes know but often I might have to search back through several notebooks for something I know I’ve written, but I’m not sure exactly when or where. […]

The First Carnival of Pen, Pencil and Paper

Welcome to the first edition of the Carnival of Pen, Pencil and Paper! Some carnivals have roller coasters, fried dough, and oversized stuffed animals as prizes. This carnival offers just as much fun and variety, if you love handmade Japanese paper, fountain pens, Filofaxes, and 15-year old spiral notebooks. Every month, a different blog will […]

Jack Kerouac’s Notebooks: Not What You’d Think!

What would you expect to find in Jack Kerouac’s notebooks? Probably not this: Jack Kerouac — Mr. On the Road, the King of the Beats, who begat the beatniks who begat the hippies who begat the hipsters — Jack Kerouac, the fountainhead of cool — that Jack Kerouac was obsessed with — guess what. Freedom? […]

Notebooks With Pre-Formatted Pages

Biffybeans has a review of an interesting travel journal. Although I’m sure this is a great product for some people, I was somewhat turned off by the highly formatted nature of the pages: Sometimes it’s nice to be prompted to enter certain data, but for the most part, I think I am more of a […]

Notebook Uses: Food and Exercise Journal

Here’s someone who is just starting to use a notebook to track food and exercise: First things first, to find out if I can keep track of my eating and exercising, I have started a food and exercise journal. This is nothing fancy right now, it is just a spiral notebook left over from school. […]