A Researcher’s Guide to Taking Notes. You may be wondering…. What’s the point of taking notes? Why can’t I just bookmark pages that I need and refer to them as I write?. Why should I put my notes on cards? Why can’t I use sheets of paper?. Why do I have to write my notes in my own words
When I read a paragraph or a page, how do I decide what to take notes about?
Topic of Card
Piece of information. Stick to one topic on each card. It will help you with organization later.