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+ Annotated Bibliography GEP101 Information gathered from Purdue OWL
+ What’s 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 source.
+ 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 2-3 sentences.
+ 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 plagiarism
+ 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 http://www.bls.gov/k12/azlist.htm http://www.bls.gov/ooh/
+ 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 access.
+ Step 5: Write out your summary, assessment, and reflection about the source See previous slides