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JRNL 361 Presentation Making in PR (Papakie)

Using Notecards for Research


Writing note cards for a research paper

With this image of a notecard in your mind, then put all of this information into Excel.  Here are things you'll want to include (these would be your column headings):

  • Section of your outline to which this note applies
  • In-text citation
  • the quote, paraphrase, or idea
  • labeled if it's a quote, paraphrase, or your own idea
  • complete citation

Tools for Managing Sources

Learn more about Managing and Synthesizing Information