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Emily Bethea
Discussion 3/22/13
Fri Mar 22, 2013 9:06am
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For my final topic I have chosen to do my annotated bibliography topic on abortion and government law in the United States. Since abortion is such a controversy I felt like this would be a good topic to write about because it would probably have a lot of journal and magazine articles written about it. I also choose this topic because it somewhat pertains to my major. My intended major is in the health care field and if I need to write a paper in the future, I could possibly use some of these sources if needed.

When our class went to the library to learn how to properly do research, it really helped me out about how to find research sources. When the teacher told us to try out some of the techniques used during the instruction, I had finally found an easier way to find sources on a database. I found every type of media ever used in the database that could help me on my annotated bibliography. I found tons of news articles and also magazine articles. The ones that I am mostly going to use in my annotated bibliography are the scholarly articles and also newspaper articles. The scholarly articles, I feel, have more creditability since they are reviewed by peers before publishing. I also think that the newspaper articles have an important relevancy to my topic since lots of newspapers like to publish article about the government and also health care.

I do have a couple of questions and concerns pertaining to this upcoming annotated bibliography project. One of which pertains to the number of sources we have to have. It is going to be a small challenge to find different new articles about this topic that arenít reporting about the same thing. Another concern I have is, it is going to be somewhat of a problem trying to decide how do start each summery of the sources we pick. Also, I have never written an annotated bibliography before so this is my first, so I really need to do my best so that I wonít be at a disadvantage.

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