11-22-17, final annotated bibliography: You will have at least 8 sources and annotate 5 of these sources. You are required to include the following TYPES of source unless you get permission from us because your topic doesn’t apply.
- 1 NYC or U.S. government data source
- 1 historic or contemporary newspaper source [Consider the NY Times, Historic or historic Brooklyn Daily Eagle]
- 1 book or book chapter
- 1 archival image [for your final presentation, you will need to find a current image to compare to]
- 1 archival map [for your final presentation, you will need to find a current map to compare to]
- 1 published journal or magazine article. You can use higher quality blogs like Brownstoner but we’d prefer a published article
- extra points for archival or other visual content like maps or photos or ephemera when appropriate
- archival object or image, e.g. postcard
- archival newspaper article
- archival map
- archival letter or manuscript
- current newspaper article
- current scholarly source
- current book
- current map
- current website with statistics or data, e.g. NYC Dept. of City Planning Zoning data
Create a citation for each source, formatted using MLA Style.
Write a 75-100 word annotation for at least five items in the annotated bibliography. Use Purdue OWL if you need guidance. Briefly summarize the main idea of each source and provide a brief analysis of how the source relates to your topic and to other sources in your bibliography. Add at least 2-3 keywords or phrases for each annotation. Put the results together into one document. Use EasyBib to help format citations.
- List sources in alphabetical order
- Write in formal academic style (avoid first person “I” statements)
- Avoid excessive quotations; instead summarize ideas in your own words [we know your voice and text that is NOT your voice!]