Taking Notes with NoodleBib


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A tutorial on how to take notes using NoodleBib. Never lose another note card!

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  • Taking Notes with NoodleBib

    1. 1. How to Take Notes Using NoodleBib Nancy Florio, Library Director [email_address] 860-210-2822
    2. 2. NoodleBib helps you … <ul><li>Create, store, organize </li></ul><ul><li>Create a bibliography </li></ul><ul><li>Take notes online </li></ul><ul><li>Organize your notes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Develop your own ideas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Think about what’s important </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Create [essay, speech, product…] </li></ul>
    3. 3. Citations + notes = <ul><li>Work you’ll be proud of! </li></ul><ul><li>Create an accurate, relevant [source list, bibliography] </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Correct style, punctuation, formatting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Prompts you to check for quality, balance </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Take good notes, keep them organized </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sources stay linked to notes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Easy to quote and reference </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Summarize, evaluate, question </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Organize ideas thoughtfully before writing </li></ul></ul>
    4. 4. Your work is organized into projects. Open a project you’ve started…or start a new one
    5. 5. Manage a project from your dashboard
    6. 6. Keep track of your goal and the assignments
    7. 7. Get feedback from your instructor and revise in an organized way
    8. 8. List view shows notes
    9. 9. Source Notes Your notes and sources stay linked
    10. 10. Three-part notes <ul><li>Cut-and-paste Capture author’s words, images </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Get quotes and attribution right </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mark-up the quote to understand the author’s idea </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Paraphrase or summarize Explain it to yourself </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tag concepts and facts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Add reminders and tasks </li></ul></ul><ul><li>My ideas Prompts for original thinking </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Analyze how it fits your research </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ask questions, evaluate ideas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>List “to do” plan </li></ul></ul>
    11. 11. Cut-and-paste first Author’s image Author’s words
    12. 12. Reread and color-code information Red for problems Green for statistics Highlight main ideas
    13. 13. Explain it to yourself * *Using words that you understand
    14. 14. What do you think? I wonder…? “ To do” next
    15. 15. Add the main idea last
    16. 16. Add tags now…or later * * It’s easier to add tags when you know more
    17. 17. You can always go back to the source Sometimes rereading clears up questions
    18. 18. Use your tabletop to organize notes Your new notes
    19. 19. Sort notes however you like! Drag notes
    20. 20. Make piles Group notes that you feel belong together
    21. 21. Take as many notes as you need to! Your tabletop is larger than the screen A bird’s eye view
    22. 22. Label your notes with visual cues Add reminders, colors and tags
    23. 23. Build your outline as you go …
    24. 24. … or create it before you take notes
    25. 25. Drag notes and piles into your outline
    26. 26. Get help along the way <ul><li>Get feedback, make changes </li></ul><ul><li>Print out [source list, notes] </li></ul><ul><li>E-mail [source list, notes] </li></ul><ul><li>Fill in [assignment drop box] to share your list with [Teacher’s name] to get tips and comments </li></ul>
    27. 27. Enough information? <ul><li>When you think you’re done, review your work </li></ul><ul><li>Can I add more tags now that I know more? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Label details, themes, concepts </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Other ways to order my ideas? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reorder by searching on 2-3 tags at once </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Any loose ends? </li></ul><ul><li>Are there types of sources I missed ? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Use button to see the type and range of sources you used </li></ul></ul>
    28. 28. Organizing information <ul><li>Create subtopics and outline </li></ul><ul><li>What notes have similar titles or topics? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pile them together </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Add them to your outline </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Play with the order, be curious! </li></ul><ul><li>What if I make new combinations of notes? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Search by one or more tags to find common ideas among notes </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What other ways can I order my outline? </li></ul><ul><li>Do new grouping suggest new ways to analyze what I know? New ideas? New questions? </li></ul>
    29. 29. Don’t forget to follow your ideas !
    30. 30. Easy to add more sources if you need to!
    31. 31. … and your work can never get lost!
    32. 32. Stay Organized, Feel Successful <ul><li>Access your work from home and school </li></ul><ul><li>Safeguard against accidental plagiarism </li></ul><ul><li>Spend your time thinking and creating (not on commas) </li></ul><ul><li>Get curious, feel creative…have fun! </li></ul>
    33. 33. Questions? Ask Ms. Florio – she’ll be happy to help!