Reading is a time-intensive activity, so you want to get the most out of that invest in time by developing great note-taking strategies. There are many different note-taking strategies that you can use. Find the one that works best for you and stick to it! To choose note-taking strategies, consider these questions:
How can I make sure that my notes are clear and useable to my future writing?
How can I take notes in a way that allow me to see the patterns, trends, and themes in my field?
What citation management software works best for my research and writing approach, and what tools of this software will help me best?
What are the limitations or disadvantages of my note-taking system, and how could I address these?
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