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ENG/HST/HUM/REL 492: Annotated Bibliographies

Senior Thesis Prep


  • Write 5-7 lines about each source
  • Annotations should briefly describe the source and explain why it's relevant to your topic. Justify to your reader why you think the source is quality.
  • Think about:
    • What are the main ideas contained within this source?
    • What questions related to your thesis does this source answer?
    • How authoritative is the author? Is this source for a scholarly audience? (Finding out more information about the publisher can help determine audience.)
    • Does there seem to be any bias present in the source?
    • Is this source seminal (a critical piece of the literature on the topic)? Has it been cited by many other researchers?
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