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Effective Notetaking

Strategies and templates for taking effective notes in lectures and from your reading.

Quick Resources

Workshop summaries

Read and download the summary handouts from our academic skills workshops. To book a session on developing your note taking (now part of "Making the Most of your Lectures") click here.


External resources

  • Verbal to Visual, information and guidance on creating visual lecture notes and revision materials.
  • Cornell Notetaking, Cornell University - Online guide to using the Cornell style of notetaking.

Adsetts Library

Collegiate Library

Sheffield Hallam University
City Campus, Howard Street
Sheffield S1 1WB