The Assignment Calculator is a tool that helps one to schedule the numerous steps (13 steps here, of course ;^) needed to start and complete a research project. In addition there are links to numerous resources that explain and provide informational support for each of the steps.
The Assignment Calculator is a means to avoid procrastination and research overload. Use the calculator as soon as you know when a research paper is due, and there will be ample time for completing the entire research process with less stress and more opportunity to produce better research.
Like fresh vegetables, however, if you leave the Assignment Calculator unused in the near term, its utility wanes and becomes less and less helpful.
So take a look, try it out. The only thing you have to loose is research time.