Roam Research

One of the Tools

What it is

"A note-taking tool for networked thought. As easy to use as a document. As powerful as a graph database. Roam helps you organize your research for the long haul." More:

Description contributed by Mathew Lowry

Who uses it, how

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  • Mathew Lowry (confidence: 3): I put all other notes into roam research, almost always starting with the daily note, but am currently migrating to Obsidian. Scores (1-10):
    • Note-making: 8
    • Writing/Publishing: 2
    • Idea discovery: 7
    • User-friendliness: 7
    • Power: 5
    • Community: 2
    • Cost: 1
    • Data sovereignty: 2
  • Flancian I've also used in the past: Roam Research (would not recommend), Obsidian (can recommend it, although it's not open source), Foam (would recommend it to technical users who are comfortable using VSCode), Logseq (would recommend it).
  • Another Person Profile: a bullet from his/her "Who uses it, how" section which includes roam research

Revision Notes

  • 2023-04-20: retitled and renamed to "roam research" to reflect naming policy
  • 2023-01-22: updated to match current practice template