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Alyssa Hudson
3/1 Discussion
Fri Mar 1, 2013 3:16pm
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For my Annotated Bibliography, I honestly do not know what topic I want to write about. Just like with any other paper, picking a topic is one of the hardest decisions I have to make. With this uncertainty that I have, nevertheless, I am certain that I want to use the same topic for the Annotated Bibliography and the issue paper. That way all of my research is done, and I just have to put my thoughts down on paper. However, trying to pick one topic for two different papers is quite difficult. I have yet to choose a topic for this paper in general because I have not really looked into the Annotated Bibliography itself and how I am going to go about writing it. After I figure out what topic I am going to write about, I think the resources that will be most helpful for finding sources with a narrow date range would be the Joyner Libraryís website, Joyner Library itself, and the internet. I feel as though Joyner Libraryís website is going to be the most helpful because you can search through not only journal articles, but websites, books, the media, etc. With this resource you can also narrow your date range with certain filters on the database. At the moment I do not have any questions in mind for the library instructional session on Monday. Last semesterís instructional session helped me out quite a bit and even taught me how to navigate through the libraryís website without any difficulties.
I am hoping that the Annotated Bibliography is a lot easier than what I am expecting it to be. I have never done anything close to an Annotated Bibliography, so I am stressing more than I would on a regular paper. However, from what I have been told, this type of paper is quite easy and itís pretty much just summarizing the information that your resources give and putting them into your own words. I have also heard that it isnít like an essay form type of paper; for the most part itís just a bunch of paragraphs.

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