Taking Notes from a BookTaking Notes from a Book
This is done in the libraryThis is done in the library
Remember there wil...
Books as Resource
• Books are the most traditional resources
for research
• The Greeks used books and scrolls to
maintain ...
Books as a Resource
• The AHS library holds
a collection of books
on the Ancient
Greeks
• Requirement that this
project ha...
Books as Resources
AdvantagesAdvantages
1. Books are reliable
resources
2. Publisher hire
editors to check the
content
3. ...
Books as Resources
Biggest DisadvantageBiggest Disadvantage
Publication information may be difficult for
you to find and c...
Books as a Resource
Look forLook for
information ininformation in
a booka book
• Check the
table of
contents in the
front
...
Books as a Resource
When you find good informationWhen you find good information
• Copy publication data into the
box
• Ta...
How to find publication data
• Taking notes seems straight forward
• Remember the biggest challenge is the
publication data
How to find publication data
• Start with the front
cover of the book
• Quickly open it to the
title page
How to find publication data
• The title page gives
you the full title of the
book
• Author or authors
• Editors
• All lis...
How to find publication data
• Information from the
title page goes here
How to find publication data
• Not done yet
• Flip to the back of the
title page
• This is where most of
the information l...
How to find publication data
• Date of publication
• Publisher
• City of publication
How to find publication data
• Information from the
back of the title page
goes here
Take your notes
Information canInformation can
come fromcome from
• Paragraphs
• Section headings
and
• Pictures
Take your notes
• Write your information on your library research
paper
• 2 quotes
• 2 facts in your own words
• 1 summary
How to find publication data
• One more piece
• Page number for the
information
Paper Requirements
• 2 Book Sources
• Publication data
• Notes
• Put into the Works Cited
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Taking notes from a book

  1. 1. Taking Notes from a BookTaking Notes from a Book This is done in the libraryThis is done in the library Remember there will be a quiz over this materialRemember there will be a quiz over this material
  2. 2. Books as Resource • Books are the most traditional resources for research • The Greeks used books and scrolls to maintain information • The Library at Alexandria was considered one of the wonders of the ancient world
  3. 3. Books as a Resource • The AHS library holds a collection of books on the Ancient Greeks • Requirement that this project has 2 book sources
  4. 4. Books as Resources AdvantagesAdvantages 1. Books are reliable resources 2. Publisher hire editors to check the content 3. Information in books can be found again DisadvantagesDisadvantages 1. You need skillskill to find information 2. Information on new topics may not be available
  5. 5. Books as Resources Biggest DisadvantageBiggest Disadvantage Publication information may be difficult for you to find and copy.
  6. 6. Books as a Resource Look forLook for information ininformation in a booka book • Check the table of contents in the front • Check the index in the back
  7. 7. Books as a Resource When you find good informationWhen you find good information • Copy publication data into the box • Take notes • Find 2 quotes, 2 facts, and summarize the whole article
  8. 8. How to find publication data • Taking notes seems straight forward • Remember the biggest challenge is the publication data
  9. 9. How to find publication data • Start with the front cover of the book • Quickly open it to the title page
  10. 10. How to find publication data • The title page gives you the full title of the book • Author or authors • Editors • All listed here
  11. 11. How to find publication data • Information from the title page goes here
  12. 12. How to find publication data • Not done yet • Flip to the back of the title page • This is where most of the information lives
  13. 13. How to find publication data • Date of publication • Publisher • City of publication
  14. 14. How to find publication data • Information from the back of the title page goes here
  15. 15. Take your notes Information canInformation can come fromcome from • Paragraphs • Section headings and • Pictures
  16. 16. Take your notes • Write your information on your library research paper • 2 quotes • 2 facts in your own words • 1 summary
  17. 17. How to find publication data • One more piece • Page number for the information
  18. 18. Paper Requirements • 2 Book Sources • Publication data • Notes • Put into the Works Cited

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