First, use index cards to keep notes and
track sources used in your paper.
Work Cited cards for each source.
Next, for each note card:
On one side:
On other side:
Finally, while taking notes, remember to:
Use one of these notetaking forms to capture information:
First, create a Work Cited document
for the sources you use.
Then, in your notes, place source
numbers from your Work Cited list
& the source's page number next to
your ideas. See examples below.
(Note #A5 and #B2 refer to article
source 5 and book source 2 from the
Work Cited file.)
After taking notes,
assign keywords or sub-topic headings
to each idea, quote, or summary.
Finally copy and paste to group
keywords or sub-topic ideas together.
Remember to back up your master list and note files frequently!