Here are some of the best introductions to Roam which explain how it works and how it can be used.

Drew Coffman – “The first note-taking tool that works exactly how my brain does
Drew explains how and why Roam has helped him to be hugely more productive.

Anne-Laure Le Cunff How to use Roam Research: a tool for metacognition
A look at how Roam allows the generation of knowledge through the innovative ability to create bi-directional links right the way down to individual phrases and sentences.

Nat EliasonRoam: Why I Love It and How I Use It
A comprehensive look at the benefits of Roam and the key areas that Nat uses Roam for.

Coleman McCormickGetting comfortable with Roam
A discussion of the key ideas behind Roam and how Coleman uses Roam personally.


Thomas Frank has produced a very comprehensive video showing the main features of Roam and explaining how he uses in his work as an educator. It’s well worth a watch.

Marc Koenig  gives a great overview of Roam Research, why it is different from other note-taking or productivity apps, and how it can help you think better, write better and produce better.