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Unformatted text preview: E. Anderson Bibliography & Notes Annotated Bibliography & Notes NOTE: Do not begin this assignment until I have approved your topic. You must have a written approval from me in your in-basket drop box as a reply to your submitted paper proposal/position. Annotations Do you annotate your text book when studying? Annotations help us make sense of the material we are reviewing. Likewise, an annotated bibliography helps us organize our research. Annotated bibliographies generally consist of the bibliographic information (title, name, publisher, year, etc.) and a brief summary of the piece. Some also contain evaluative comments about the source. Researchers annotate their bibliographies for two reasons. 1. First, annotated bibliographies help us organize our research . Imagine the piles of sources you will gather for a 2500+ word paper! How can you keep track of each source and why you thought it was worth your time? What if you don’t have time to take detailed notes as you are discovering several good articles? I can’t tell you how many times in my own past I have gathered sources in the early stages of the process only to puzzled by why I chose those sources. If I’d annotated them, I would know that one source had a great statistical analysis on page 78 or that another had an excellent counter-...
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This note was uploaded on 01/09/2012 for the course ENGL 135 taught by Professor Unknown during the Spring '11 term at DeVry Addison.
- Spring '11