Making notes from reading
Making effective notes from your reading is a key study skill. It will help you to engage with, understand and remember information and ideas. Below are resources to help with this:
- Making notes from your reading - a range of useful strategies.
- Note making tips and strategies - including using abbreviations.
- Reading matrix in Word format (for typing in) or Pdf format (for printing) - use this to summarise your notes after reading an article or chapter.
- Critical reading templates - these will help you analyse and take concise notes from books and journal articles (adapted from Stella Cottrell's Critical Thinking Skills).