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    What is an annotated bibliography? When and why is it used? Also, what are in-text citations and why do we use them? These are a few questions that we will be addressing in this paper, in addition to many other questions about these topics. Let us start by defining an annotated bibliography. As mentioned by Bullock et. al, “an annotated bibliography describes and gives publication information for, and sometimes evaluate each work on a list of sources.” (p.66) Additionally, an in-text citation is

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    When first brainstorming what topic I was going to pick for each annotated bibliography, it took me a while before I settled on a topic for each essay. While reflecting on my writing process, I came to the conclusion that more time would have definitely benefited my argument for each of these annotated bibliographies. If I had more time on each of these essays, I would have looked in more databases to try and find a wider variety of sources to argue each point. Since I can not search across all

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    The annotated bibliography is the second of four main projects in this writing course. I have never done an annotated bibliography before, so this was a learning experience. The expectations for myself on this assignment was to find good credible sources from the URI libraries database and write thorough summaries on the main points from each of them. I met most of the expectations where I explained the source material well and why it correlates to the argument. I formatted the citations well. I

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    Juxtaposing research via pinterest and annotated bibliography, taught me how social media can be used as an academic resource and how to adequately identify credible sources for an annotated bibliography. Also learning to use databases made it easy to find and identify reliable scholarly sources. Though I was familiar with citing sources, I had always used a web-based citation formulator. Therefore learning MLA 8th edition was a completely new experience. The rigidity and technicality used to scare

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    Research Overview When doing my annotated bibliography I had to go through many steps. First, I had to choose a topic of interest from 1492 to 1865. I decided on the topic the Indian Removal Act of 1830 because it seemed very fascinating to me and had a lot of information to read about and learn from. The next step I had to do was come up with a well-written research question and thesis statement that would help me understand what I would be looking for in my topic. After choosing my thesis

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    The article, “Annotated Bibliography: Why You Should Prepare One” entails information on the elements of an annotated bibliography and the advantages to creating one. To start, the article describes the author’s experience in using annotated bibliographies, with the author describing explaining how they used annotated bibliographies before they even knew what one was. Next, the author explains components of annotated bibliographies and instructions on creating a concise annotation. Finally, the article

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    she pulls up a power point from the projector the class begins right at 6:00. She begins with asking for students to get their writer's notebooks out and answer the question that was on the whiteboard: “(When it comes to Literature Review versus Annotated Bibliography) Which do you do and why? What do you understand to be the difference between these two mediums. Please respond to this question in your writer’s notebook.” Keener also mentioned that she would be

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    An annotated bibliography is a list of available references to books, articles, and documents. Each reference is followed by a brief description of the content, quality, and relevance of the source this is the annotation. An annotated bibliography is similar to a bibliography with one significant difference: an annotated bibliography has an evaluative paragraph after each reference. In her article "A survivor's story" Angela Goodwin-Slater (2013) claims that the effect of child abuse on her was mental

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    Throughout my first semester of English in college I have gained a significant amount of knowledge in writing. Each writing assignment encouraged me to use and try new approaches to writing. They also encouraged me to a take my writings a step further than the previous papers I have written before. My writing is more academic and formal rather than casual and informal. I have taken the tools that I have learned throughout the semester and articulated those tools into each writing project. With many

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    Annotation Reflection

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    Over the course of the year, I have annotated countless short stories, articles, reviews, and novels. Coming into the class in September, I had little to no knowledge of the numerous intricacies that contribute to effectively annotating a piece of written work. Over time, I have learned much more about how I like to read and write. The constant repetition of annotating articles has helped me to improve the quality of said annotations, to a point today where I can say I have found the best personal

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