How is Shetals Bag Annotated? http://www.flickr.com/photos/bardgabbard/3951445679/
Shetal is going on a date to a club.... Summarize(What is in herpurse?)... Assess(How useful willthese items be onthe date?)... Reflect (Howhelpful are theitems? Which will bemost essential to thesuccess of herdate?)
Todays GoalLearn what an annotatedbibliography is, how tomake one, and why.
Annotated BibliographyOverview: a list of sources with a short explanation ofthe source and how it will be useful to you.Length of annotation: About 150 wordsPurpose: Inform the reader of the relevance, accuracyand quality of the sources-- source: Olin and Uris Libraries, "How to Prepare an Annotated Bibliography,http://olinuris.library.cornell.edu/ref/research/skill28.htm
Annotations Should...... Summarize (topics, main arguments)... Assess (point of view, authority, accuracy,references, currency)... Reflect (How helpful is this source for you? Howwill you use it to shape your argument?)
Why Bother?Creating an annotated bibliography... ... forces you to examine your sources critically. ... will allow you to begin thinking of how to structure your argument. ... helps you remember what is in each source.
Bibliographic Citation: How does this citation compare to the footnote form?Authors name is Titles of large are italicized; smaller Publication information is notinverted in the works or articles are in quotations. listed in parentheses as inbibliography, unlike the (same in footnote) footnote.footnote. Footnote example: Sylvia Barack Fishman, A Breath of Life: Feminism in the American Jewish Community (New York: Free Press, 1993), 48-50. The footnotes is punctuated mostly by commas, the bibliographic citation with periods.Source Annotated Bibliography and Guide to Archival Resources on the History of Jewish Women inAmerica (Weisbard, 1997), UW Madison.
Sample Annotation Assessment of argument, POV, references Summary of main topics Reflection on usefulness Assessment of authors credentialsSource Annotated Bibliography and Guide to Archival Resources on the History of Jewish Women inAmerica (Weisbard, 1997), UW Madison.
Reflect:How will this source be useful to YOU?Credit: Jessica James, sample annotated bibliography
Annotated Bibliographies History 12, Ryan Staude and Rob Latimer, November 2012