Rather than hitting the databases and collecting a bunch of articles that may or not be related, start your search by finding a single, very relevant article. Practice critical reading habits and then follow the steps below to collect information you will use in your annotated bibliography for the PowerPoint Project.
Write you annotations for your annotated bibliography:
For example, start out in Academic Search Complete. Above the search box, located the link for "Choose Databases."
Create an account in EBSCOhost to access your personalized account, which is accessible across your favorite Ebsco databases, including Academic Search Complete, Business Source Complete, CINAHL, PsycInfo, Social Work Abstracts, and many more!
Start out by accessing an EBSCO database. In this example we are using Academic Search Complete. Select the "Sign In" option to begin creating your account:
Either sign in with your established EBSCOhost credentials, or "Create a New Account"
Complete the registration form and "Save Changes:"
Provides definitions about, reasons for, and formats and examples of annotated bibliographies. Written by Dana Bisignani and Allen Brizee from The Writing Lab & The OWL at Purdue, Purdue University.
This handout will explain why annotated bibliographies are useful for researchers, provide an explanation of what constitutes an annotation, describe various types of annotations and styles for writing them, and offer multiple examples of annotated bibliographies in the MLA, APA, and CBE/CSE styles of citation." From The Writing Center, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
This site includes examples of different kinds of annotations including informative, indicative, and evaluative. UW-Madison's "Writer's Handbook" has lots of helpful advice for the entire writing process.
Helpful guides to citation styles:
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