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INTRODUCTION TO COLLEGE ENGLISH PRELIMINARY REVIEWERTAKING NOTES FROM A REFERENCEWhy taking notes is important?Note-taking Strategies:QuotingSummarizingParaphrasingOutliningAnnotating textQuotations, paraphrases, and summaries servemany purposesProvide support for claims or addcredibility to your writingRefer to work that leads up to the workyou are now doingGive examples of several points of viewon a subjectCall attention to a position that you wishto agree or disagree withHighlight a particularly striking phrase,sentence, or passage by quoting theoriginalHelp you distance yourself from theoriginal by cuing readers that the wordsare not your ownExpand the breadth or depth of yourwritingWhat differentiates quoting from paraphrasing,and summarizing?Similar to a quotation, it must alsobe attributed to the original source.Aparaphrasedmaterial is usuallyshorter than the original taking asomewhat broader segment of thesource and condensing it slightly.A summaryinvolves putting themain idea into your own words.It includesonly the main pointsanddoes not mention details that simplyelaborate these main points.It is necessary to attributesummarized ideas to the originalsource.A summary is significantlyshorterthan the originaland take a broadoverview of the source material.SUMMARIZINGSample for summarizingThe original passage:Students frequently overuse direct quotation in takingnotes, and as a result they overuse quotations in thefinal [research] paper. Probably only about 10% ofyour final manuscript should appear as directlyquoted matter. Therefore, you should strive to limitthe amount of exact transcribing of source materialswhile taking notes (Lester,1976, pp. 46-47).1
INTRODUCTION TO COLLEGE ENGLISH PRELIMINARY REVIEWERA plagiarized version:Students often use too many directquotations when they take notes, resulting intoo many of them in the final research paper.In fact, probably only about 10% of the finalcopy should consist of directly quotedmaterial. So it is important to limit theamount of source material copied whiletaking note.

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