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+ Annotated Bibliography GEP101 Information gathered from
+ Whats an Annotated Bibliography? A list of sources (books,
journals, Web sites, periodicals, etc.) one uses for researching a
topic. Bibliographies are sometimes called "References" or "Works
Cited" depending on the style format you are using. They should (1)
summarize, (2) assess or evaluate, and (3) reflect on the
+ Summarize What are the main arguments? What is the point of
this book or article? What topics are covered? If someone asked
what this article/book is about, what would you say? Summarize in
+ Assess or Evaluate Is it a useful source? How does it compare
with other sources in your bibliography? Is the information
reliable? Is this source biased or objective? What is the goal of
this source? Assess in 2-3 sentences.
+ Reflect How does it fit into your research? Was this source
helpful to you? How does it help you shape your argument? How can
you use this source in your research project? Has it changed how
you think about your topic?
+ Now to start the process: Choose your topic Find resources
Ensure resources are legitimate Write out citations for resources
(MLA) Write out your summary, assessment, and reflection about the
source Combine it all together with the right formatting Check for
+ Step 1: Choose your topic Research topics for your Career
Research paper: find information on your future career path. If you
choose to do something else, please see me to discuss it.
+ Step 2: Find resources Try the following:
Library.missouristate.edu > Articles and Databases > Academic
Search Complete Google Scholar NOT Wikipedia Any.gov website
+ Step 3: Ensure sources are legitimate
+ Step 3 contd.
+ Step 4: Write out citations for sources Refer to MLA Purdue
owl for citation help:
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/06/ Basic for books:
LastName, FirstName. Title of Book. City of Publication: Publisher,
Year of Publication. Medium of Publication (Print). Basic for
websites: Editor, author, or compiler name (if available). Name of
Site. Version number. Name of institution/organization affiliated
with site (publisher or sponsor), date of resource creation (if
available). Medium of publication (probably Web). Date of
+ Step 5: Write out your summary, assessment, and reflection
about the source See previous slides