How to Take Good Notes
To become a good note taker, you need to know how to quote, paraphrase, and summarize.
is copying exactly as it was written or said, and giving credit to the author.
is putting another person's ideas into your own words.
is cutting down a selection to about one-third of its original length without changing its basic meaning.
Practice Your Note-Taking Skills
The following pages give examples of how to take notes from a source of information and opportunities to practice note taking.
Credit: Research Guide and Stylebook from Roseburg Public Schools in Roseburg, Oregon