Source Evaluation & Annotated Bibliographies: PROCESS


1.) Locate Works - Find books, periodicals, and documents that may contain useful information and ideas on your topic. (Use the library's Multi Search, a database, or Books & Media tab to get started.)

2.) Select the Best of your research that provide a variety of perspectives, and if leading to a documented essay, works that you feel will provide the best support for your essay.

3.) Cite the book, article, or document using MLA Style. You may employ EasyBib Pro to help you organize, make notes and to generate your Bibliography. 

4.) Annotate - Write approximately 150 words that summarize the central theme and scope of the source. Include one or more sentences that:

(a) evaluate the authority or background of the author

(b) comment on the intended audience

(c) compare or contrast this work with another you have cited or

(d) explain how this work illuminates your bibliography topic.


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