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Elizabeth Clarke
3/1 Discussion
Fri Mar 1, 2013 4:41pm
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For my annotated bibliography I am considering either genetic engineering or recycling. I am leaning towards genetic engineering because it is more interesting for me. I find it interesting because, it is the field of study that I wish to pursue a career in. I believe there are still a lot of possibilities for positive developments in this field still unknown to us. It could also potentially be used for an issue paper since there is controversy among people as to whether or not it is ethical. Many people believe that it would give humans too much ďgod likeĒ power if we are able to alter not just the genetic codes of adults but of children not yet born. Recycling is also an interesting topic in that it is important to continuing to take care of the planet, but to me genetic engineering is more interesting. However, recycling would probably be easier to find lots of sources on because it is better known to people than genetic engineering. The sources I would find for this topic would also most likely be less technical and easier to understand than text on a complicated science topic. I think to help me decided I may do a brief research of both topics and see what I can come up with. I think good resources for finding information on these topics will be the library card catalog, a simple Google search and a browse through the library databases. On my last project I thought of checking the library card catalog last but found many great sources there. So this time I plan to start with that, especially considering that for this assignment eight print sources are needed. I have several questions whose answers would help me to better understand how the library works and take full advantage of the libraries resources. I would like to know how many resources can be checked out at once, how to use resources in the card catalog that are listed as electronic resources and how the library is sectioned as far as what types of materials are kept on each floor.

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