NCO Primary Leadership Subjects
Record Facts, Concepts, and Ideas, Continued
Enter information on note cards as follows:
Place the subject or topic of the note in the upper left corner of the card and
Write the note or quotation below the subject. Use quotation marks for direct
quotations. Identify the page number of the extracted information at the end of
Place the reference number in the upper right comer of the card. These
numbers correspond with the reference numbers used on the bibliography cards.
After exhausting all available sources of information, you may have to request data
from individuals or agencies outside your organization. The request could be for an
informational report, or it could take the form of a survey to determine conditions or
If you request an informational report, explain what you want and why you need it.
Include enough background information so that the agency or individual responding
to your request will understand the problem and provide appropriate material.