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5 Elements of Good Notes
- Need to be specific
- Are in phrases
- Are in your own words
- Are neat
- Are organized
Make sure you add your research source to your draft bibliography.
Taking Notes and Research Management
- use your own words or quotation marks around exact quotes
- write in sentence fragments
- consult multiple sources (three in addition to encyclopedias)
Keep track of your sources using an online bibliography tool