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Compile a list of sources and provide a rationale for their use in a paper by completing an annotated bibliography
What is an Annotated Bibliography?
A list of citations of sources to be used in a research paper. Each citation is followed by a brief annotation that provides a summary of the source, along with reasons why the source is both useful and reliable.
Please use the following questions to guide your annotated bibliography:
1. Six sources of information:
2. One paragraph annotation for each of the six sources providing the following information:
Basic Paper Format
Works Cited Format
1. Firstname Lastname, Title of Book (Place of publication: Publisher, Year of publication), page number.
Lastname, Firstname. Title of Book. Place of publication: Publisher, Year of publication.
1. Susan Peck MacDonald, “The Erasure of Language,” College Composition and Communication 58, no. 4 (2007): 619.
MacDonald, Susan Peck. “The Erasure of Language.” College Composition and Communication 58, no. 4 (2007): 585-625.
1. Firstname Lastname, “Title of Web Page,” Publishing Organization or Name of Website in Italics, publication date and/or access date if available, URL.
Lastname, Firstname. “Title of Web Page.” Publishing Organization or Name of Website in Italics. Publication date and/or access date if available. URL.
Need more help with Chicago citations and format?
Purdue OWL Chicago Writer's Guide: Comprehensive guide on how to format and cite your Chicago Style paper. Use the left hand index to quickly find information.
Footnotes vs. Bibliography Entries: You are expected to use citations in both the footnotes of your paper (after you cite a source) and in your bibliography page in the last page of your paper. Please refer to this doc to see how these two are cited differently
Using Footnote Citations: Refer to the following doc for Chicago Basics on citing footnotes. Please note the differences between citing footnotes as opposed to bibliography entries. You are expected to incorporate both citation styles.