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Welcome to the Research Guide for ENG101, College Writing.  Please use this guide to find resources for your persuasive research paper.  Please contact myself or any BCC Librarian if you have any questions.

What is Persuasion?

Prepare an annotated bibliography that focuses on the country that you wrote about in Assignment #5.  Select 5-7 reliable or peer-reviewed sources that examines the country and the social justice issues faced there. Creating an annotated bibliography calls for the application of a variety of skills: concise exposition, brief analysis, and informed library research.

1. Find and record citations to books, periodicals, and documents that contains useful information and ideas on your topic. Examine and review the content. Choose works that provide a variety of perspectives on your topic.

2. Cite the book, article, or document using the MLA style (8th Edition)

3. For each citation, write a concise annotation that summarizes the central theme and scope of the book, article, video, etc.

 a.Include one or more sentences to evaluate the authority or background     of the author
comment on the intended audience.

 c. compare or contrast this work with another you have cited.

 d. explain how this work illuminates your bibliography topic.

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