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FYSM-110-01-F22 (Catrino): Make a Research Inventory

Make a Research Inventory with Padlet

To keep track of our research today, we will create resarch inventories using a digital tool called Padlet.

Why make a research inventory?

Research inventories can help you:

  • Keep track of everything you find 
  • Organize your sources into different categories
  • Make connections between sources 

Add Notes to Your Padlet

  • Record each source you find by adding a note to your Padlet board.
  • Click the plus sign in the bottom right corner of your Padlet board to create a new note.

  • Start by adding a title and some text to your note (see above).
    • The text should include a citation for the source.
  • You can also add media to your note, like files, links, photos, and more (see below).
    • For articles, consider uploading a PDF to your note.
    • For websites or videos, add a link to your note.
  • When you're done, click the publish button to add the note to your Padlet board.

Sign up for Padlet

  1. First, make a free Padlet account using your Trinity email address.
  2. Choose Sign Up for Free on the Padlet homepage, then Sign up with email.
  3. On your Padlet homepage, click Make a Padlet and choose the Canvas layout option.

 

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Example Research Inventory

Below is an example Research Inventory created in Padlet.

Made with Padlet