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Police & Society (Face-to-Face)

This Research Guide is designed to support CRIM 244, Police & Society

3. How Do I Prepare an Annotated Bibliography?

     An annotated bibliography is a list of sources (books, journals, websites, etc.) one has used in topic research.  An annotation for each source provides a summary and/or evaluation.

     Want to know more?  See The Purdue OWL.   Also, read the "What Is an Annotated Bibliography?" document in the Course Documents box on the Home page of the Police and Society Research Guide.  Finally, check out the “annotated bibliography” functionality in EasyBib and view the online tutorial.

     Remember you should use "peer reviewed" academic journal articles to write your paper.  If you are unsure about what an "academic journal" is, or what is meant by "peer reviewed," let me recommend that you view the "Scholarly vs. Popular" tutorial.  Furthermore, you should have at least seven different research sources.  Only one (1) of the seven (7) sources can be an Internet source and at least four (4) must be peer reviewed academic journal articles.  Only one (1) of he seven (7) sources can be agency material.  Use of magazines and popular literature is not permitted.  The annotated bibliography should be submitted on Blackboard no later than Sunday, October 11, 2015 at 5:00 p.m.  This portion of the RWA is worth 25 points.