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Academic Skills

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Academic Skills

Notetaking Templates

How to Take Useful Notes

Template for Lecture Notes

Download (Word doc) or print (PDF) this notetaking template to support your notetaking for lectures.

Template for Taking Notes on Readings

Taking Notes on Articles/Books in the Humanities and Social Sciences

This notetaking template encourages organized notetaking and uses questions to elicit analytical responses to a text. Available to download (Word doc) or print (PDF).

Taking Notes on Scientific Papers

This notetaking template encourages organized notetaking and uses questions to elicit analytical responses to a scientific article. Available to download (Word doc) or print (PDF).