Note taking Skills

Note Taking Skills A checklist to Evaluate Your Present Note-Taking System
Big Ideas of Notemaking and Notetaking Recommendations for 4-phases of notemaking and notetaking. See also links to other resources at the bottom.
Tools for Reading, Writing, and Thinking A variety of formats to help organize and synthesize ideas.

Traditional Note taking forms

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Digital Index Card
This form is adapted from Big6:
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This form is adapted from St. Andrew’s Episcopal School:

Examples of Note taking

http://webster.commnet.edu/mla/notes.shtml
http://www.sdst.org/rguide/preparing.html

Examples of Paraphrasing and Quotations

Unacceptable and acceptable paraphrasing

Online Note taking

EasyBib allows you to take notes on digital notecards, create an outline and compile your bibliography.
NoodleTools This online environment allows you to take notes, accumulate MLA formatted resources, and create an outline.
Fifty Ways to Take Notes A list of note sites under such headings as Quick Public Pages, Basic Note Taking, Development, Online Documents.
Note Taking/Sharing and Whiteboard Tools A list of online notetaking tools
Evernote allows you to capture information in any environment using whatever device or platform you find most convenient, and makes this information accessible and searchable at any time, from anywhere.
Zotero Collect, manage and cite research sources (Only available on Firefox)