uniE610 Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

PLS399 - Botteron

Senior Seminar

Annotation Information

To annotate a source, first write the bibliographic citation for the source at hand. Then, in paragraph form, write your annotation below the citation. Consider the following when writing your annotation.

Summary

  • What's the source about?
  • What's the author's argument? How does s/he make this argument?

Evaluation

  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the argument?

Analysis

  • How does this source relate to your research and the other sources in your bibliography?
  • How does the source help you?

Adapted from Williams College Libraries

Annotated Bib Tips