December 30 - Out with the old, in with the new. Sort papers into Keep, Toss and Undecided piles. File the keepers, delete duplicate computer files, reorganize e-mails and get rid of unwanted messages.
I think this is something I need to schedule every month. Perhaps on the same day I do my backups, I should be doing some organization cleanup. Keeping up this habit all year long with actually make your research easier by keeping your organized, and you will also end up revisiting where you have everything.