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Zettelkasten zettel types

To create some form of order in the Zettelkasten.

  • "Folgezettel' Followed by note: A new note adding on another note
  • Outline note
  • Connection note: Linking notes that need an explanation, e.g. links to notes from different topics.


Luhmann used two kind of Zettelkastens. Bibliographical and a main one. The first contains references to literature with brief contents. The second contains notes about ideas, comments and thoughts.


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These notes are unpolished collections of thoughts, unfinished ideas, and things I want to remember later. In the spirit of learning in public, I'm sharing them here. Have fun exploring, if you want!
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