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Library resources to help students with any writing skills in their courses as well as reading skills.

How to Take Notes

Why take notes?

  • Have you ever read a sentence two times or more, but did not remember what you read? Taking notes requires that you connect with and absorb the information (Kemper, Meyer, Van Rhys, & Sebranek, 2012, p. 12). 
     
  • Taking notes also gives you the ability to visually organize and rearrange the information for your paper (Easy Bib, n.d., para. 1).

Sources:

Easy Bib (n.d.). Essay tip: Taking notes during your research process. Retrieved
       from http://www.easybib.com/guides/students/writing-guide/ii-research/e-taking-notes/

Kemper, D., Meyer, V., Van Rhys, J., & Sebranek, P. (2012). Write 2. Boston, MA: Wadsworth, Cengage Learning.

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