Annotated%20Bibliography%20Assignment

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Annotated Bibliography Point Value: 50 points Assignment Overview: A bibliography is a list of sources such as books, journals, websites, or periodicals that one has used when researching a topic. An annotation is a summary and/or evaluation. Therefore, an annotated bibliography is a list of summaries and/or evaluations of each of the sources. Writing an annotated bibliography is excellent preparation for a research project. Writing an annotated bibliography forces you to do more than collect the bibliographic information such as author’s name and title; you are required to read each source critically. Writing an annotated bibliography will provide you with a better perspective on what is being said about your topic. By reading and responding to a variety of sources on a topic, you will start to see what the issues are and what people are arguing about. You will then be able to develop your own point of view. Annotated bibliographies typically take one of four formats: indicative, informative,
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This note was uploaded on 02/06/2012 for the course COM 217 taught by Professor Na during the Fall '11 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.

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