The annotated bib
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What is a BIBLIOGRAPHY?
list of sources (books, journals,
websites, periodicals, etc.) used for
"references" or "works cited”
just bibliographic information (i.e., the
author, title, publisher, etc.).
What does ANNOTATED mean?
ANNOTATION is a summary and/or
annotated bibliography= summary
and/or evaluation of each source
What are the main arguments?
What is the point of this book or article?
What topics are covered?
Evaluate the source
Is this a useful source?
How does this compare with other
sources in your bib?
Is this source biased or objective?
What is the goal of this source?
How does this source fit into your
How was this source helpful to you? Or
How does it help you shape your
How can you use this source in your
Has it changed how you think about
Why Am I Doing This?
Excellent preparation for research
You are forced to read each source
Instead of just collecting data, you must
It helps you develop your THESIS
Every good research paper is an
argument the THESIS
The purpose of research is to state and
support a thesis
Major part of research is developing a
thesis = debatable, interesting, and
Bib helps you see what is debatable,
interesting, and current
BIB teaches=WHAT ARE THE
GOOD NOT SO GOOD
Because of the
diversity of new music
that arose, and the rise
of new technology,
Seventies music was
Seventies music is
ANNOTATED BIB FORMAT
The bibliographic information:
Entire Website=The Purdue OWL.
Purdue U Writing Lab, 2010. Web. Date
Individuals contributions= Russell,
Tony, Allen Brizee, and Elizabeth
Angeli. "MLA Formatting and Style
Guide." The Purdue OWL. Purdue U
Writing Lab, 4 Apr. 2010. Web. 20 July
Written in paragraph form
A few sentences of general summary &
several sentences of how you can fit the
work into your project
Choose a web resource for the group to
Each group member writes an
ANNOTATED BIB entry (summarize &
Share your work with the group.
As a group, create ONE bib entry.
Email me your entry (include all names
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