Annotated Bibliography #1
Due Date: 2/22
Assignment: Create an annotated bibliography for your upcoming Sequence Essay #1. Your bibliography should include 1) a critical preface of no fewer than 250 words which explains what your topic is going to be, what questions you expect your essay to answer, and what further research you believe your essay still requires; and 2) an annotated bibliography.
Your annotated bibliography will include an MLA works cited page entry for all the sources you have found that you plan on using in your upcoming essay. Each entry in the bibliography must include:
A correct citation of the source in MLA format
Rhetorical information about the source (where it appears, its purpose and audience, the type of source it is—e.g. scholarly article, op-ed, blog entry, news source—and any relevant biases the source is likely to have).
A brief summary of the source’s content (usually just a very brief version of the argument made by the piece)
Your evaluation of the source (what are its strengths and weaknesses? What makes the source useful? How will it be used in your essay?)
Each entry in your bibliography, then, should have the citation and a paragraph or two answering the above questions.
By the end of your annotated bibliography, your readers should understand what the focus of your project will be, what sources you will use in your essay, where those sources come from, their strengths and weaknesses, and how those sources will be used in your essay.
Audience: Your audience includes me and other students in a class like ours who might be interested in your topic.
Other Notes: See pages 131-134 for lots of additional information on writing annotated bibliographies.
Remeber: economic topic+ citation