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Hayleigh M. McCormick
4/5 Discussion
Sun Apr 7, 2013 12:59pm
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While writing the annotated bibliography there were some challenges as well as some easy points. Seeing that it was my first time writing an annotated bibliography there were far more challenges than anything. One of the main challenges was finding the time to sit there and find what sources you wanted to use. It was not challenging work wise, it was more not wanting to sit there for long periods of time because it was so aggravating. After finding the sources you wanted you had to make sure they fit the guidelines of what the paper asked for, which was also aggravating at times. Finally after finding all 15 sources, making sure that most of them were between two thousand and eight to present time, and then making sure most of them were written sources it got a whole lot easier. Writing descriptions on these sources was not to bad. I often felt like I was repeating my self a bit, but when you have all these sources about the same topic they are going to be some what similar. My topic I felt was a very interesting and important topic that reading and discussing all the sources was more than likely the easiest part of the whole paper. It was also easy getting all the sources in alphabetical order. Finishing the paper I found that while writing an annotated bibliography you spend most of your time on the research portion which makes since seeing that it is a research exercise. After finishing this annotated bibliography I am on the fence about how I feel about it. I am very thrilled that it is over and done with. I also feel that I did a decent job on this paper as well. Then again when I think about it I worry that I did something wrong and will receive a bad grade on it. I worry a little about my citations because I know that they were a big part of the grade. But nothing can be done about it now, they are turned in and all thatís left is to hope for the best.

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