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Women in U.S. History: HIST/GSWS 3225

Library Research Tutorials

The libraries have created a number of tutorials to learn more about conducting research. Check out Database Basics and Citations Overview to get started.

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Chicago Manual of Style

Creating an Annotated Bibliography

Need help creating annotated bibliographies? Below are a few sources that help explain what should be included in the annotations:

Good Annotations

A good annotation summarizes and evaluates each source. A good annotation does the following:

  • summarizes the content of the source
  • evaluate the usefulness of the source
  • discusses the writer's background/credibility
  • draws connections between the source content and the student's research topic
  • begins with a properly formatted citation