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Visual Note Taking Guide

This LibGuide lists the different methods used in visual note taking, resources for each method and examples. If you have any questions about this guide, please feel free to contact the librarian listed on the home page.

About this Guide


Welcome to the visual note taking guide! This guide is designed to be an introduction to the concept of visual note taking (also known as sketchnotes). This guide is organized by different forms of visual note taking such as, concept mapping, sketch notes, etc. 

General Resources

The Benefits of Visual Note Taking:

Research shows that there are many benefits to using visual note taking methods. These benefits include: audience influence, memory retention,  and comprehension[1].     


[1] The Powerful Science Behind Visual Note-Taking. Ink Factory.