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Dottie Davis
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Fri Mar 2, 2012 11:52am
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For my annotated bibliography, I am still unsure of what my topic will be. I am trying to select the same topic as my issue paper in order to eliminate a step in the writing process for the next assignment. Having my resources will be a valuable time-saver when it is time to begin writing a new paper. As of now, I am considering the two topics of abortion: should it be legal or illegal, and whether or not all the new technology the world has is really benefitting or harming us. I am leaning more towards the technology subject, because it is an issue that applies to everyone. It is wonderful that we are able to do so much now, but at the same time it has caused quite a few issues.
For example, texting and driving is a problem among many Americans, and things like having a gps or a gps app on a cell phone are great for trips, but what happened if it died while on the highway? How many of today’s youths know how to read a map? On the other hand, technology has really helped people to connect to other people. For example, the cell phone has assisted people in being able to contact each other at almost all times, giving many parents peace of mind when their kids are out. Additionally, social media sites like Facebook and e-harmony have allowed people to reconnect or forge new connections with people they would never have expected.
In regards to the library workshop, I did find several things useful that were discussed. For example, I found out how to narrow search results according to publishing date and type of source, something that will certainly come in handy for present and future research projects. Also, I think it will be beneficial for me to have learned how to type in keywords so that more results that apply to my topic will appear. Additionally, I think that learning how to eliminate certain keywords so that they do not come up in my search will also help me in finding resources for this project.

  • 3/2 Discussion - Andy Bates, Thu Mar 1 8:14pm
    What topic have you chosen for the Annotated Bib? Why have you chosen this topic? What, if anything, did you find useful about the library instruction class? Have a great and safe Spring Break.
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    • 3/2 - Dottie Davis, Fri Mar 2 11:52am
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