CIT 101 (Fall 2014): Research Paper 1 (Evaluating Web Sites and Resources to Produce an Annotated Bibliography) Introduction
Students will use the information, strategies, and research tools presented in the “Library Resources” class presentation by: Laurie Borchard
Digital Learning Initiatives
Oviatt Library 328, California State University Northridge
18111 Nordhoff Street
Northridge, CA 91330-8327
on Thursday, October 30, at 11 a.m. in our Lab class, as well as the textbook, to complete a research paper assignment. Questions on the research strategies and tools should be directed to the Reference Librarians. “Ask A Librarian” is located at: http://library.csun.edu/ResearchAssistance/AskUs
Questions regarding due dates, point value for completion of the assignment, or selection of the paper topic should be directed to your CIT 101 instructor. Overview of Research Assignment
Each student will develop an in-depth understanding of an advanced IT topic as defined and discussed in the course textbook. This will be achieved through the use of research strategies and a systematic exploration of appropriate information sources introduced in the Oviatt Library Resources lecture. Each student will document their research by creating an annotated bibliography for their topic. The instructor will assign each student a different topic. Paper Requirements
Your annotated bibliography will contain six sources (i.e., references) using the standard form/style called MLA for the reference citations. You are not writing a paper; you are only compiling a bibliography with annotations. Produce an annotated bibliography based on your six references. 2.
Each reference citation must include the title, author, source (e.g., publisher, journal name), page numbers, and date. Also include the URL address for all Web sites you reference, as well as the date that you last accessed the URL. 3.
Of the 6 sources in your...
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