Module 1
Ask Good Questions
Module 2
Finding Information
Module 3
Selecting the Best
Module 4
Putting it Together
Module 5
Your Presentation
Module 6
Making the Grade
In Module 3 you evaulated your sources to find the best information. Now it is time to take notes. When taking notes it is important to include in your notes if it is an exact quote, a paraphrase, or a summary of the information you have found. Good notes will help you complete your project while avoiding plagiarism and will keep you from accidentally plagiarizing.
Directions:  Begin with #1 and work though #4 below.
#1 Review the differences between  Quoting, Paraphrasing and Summarizing to see how you can use each one in your research project.
#2 Watch the video, What is Plagiarism and How to Avoid It.

Read the Citing Sources: A Quick and Graphic Guide poster to gain advice on notetaking. Click on the poster to enlarge it.



Read the research tips in Note Taking: The Research Process in the Digital World. Note these two sections:

  • Library Print Tasks and Skills, and
  • Digital Non-Print Tasks and Skills.


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