Writing Bibliography Cards For Research Paper

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1 Bibliography Cards Note Cards
The Research PaperBibliography CardsNote Cards

2 BIBLIOGRAPHY VS. NOTE CARDS
Bibliography Cards =Working Bibliography = all sources CONSULTED for use in research paperAnnotated Bibliography = bibliography cards include annotation or comments which answer 4 questionsWhat it the main subject of the source?Who is the main audience of the source?Give a brief summary of the information.Point out special features of the source. (i.e. photos, data, links to related sources)Note Cards = notes from the sources that you use in your researchWhy is this important?How will you use this information (or think you will use it?)How does this information relate to what you already know? Is it just a repeat of something else?)

3 Bibliography CardsElectronic cards will be made in Microsoft PowerPointKeep information about your sourcesVERY IMPORTANT!!!You will need a minimum of 10 sources for your working bibliographyYour working bibliography is to be mostly done before you begin writing your paper.

4 BIBLIOGRAPHY CARDS

5 Info on a bibliography card
Each source gets their own cardLabel each with a letter of the alphabetAThe letter should go in the upper right corner of the card

6 INFORMATION NEEDED FOR CITATION
This information is to be listed for all sources whether needed in final citation or not. If not applicable, put N/A.AuthorTitleEditor, translator, and/or edition numberPublisher, city of publication, year of publicationIssue numberVolumePage numbersCall number of book or URLSearch terms used to find sourceDate foundA

7 This is called MLA formatting
Then you will put the information about the source on the card in the correct order based on:This is called MLA formattingASmith, John. The life of J.D. Salinger. New York: Paradise Publishing, 2006.Info goes in a very certain order… This VERY important later!!! DO IT RIGHT!

8 A Write a brief summary of what is in the source.
This helps you remember what the book is about.Answer the questions about what the purpose of this source is.What is the main subject of the source?Who is the main audience of the source?Give a brief summary of the information.List special features of the source.ASmith, John. The life of J.D. Salinger. New York: Paradise Publishing, 2006.This source creates a continuum of my author’s life from teen years to adulthood. It is written for children. The author did many things from age This source has photos of the author.

9 This helps you remember where to find the book again if you need to.
Lastly, you need to write where you got the source (unless it is a website)This helps you remember where to find the book again if you need to.ASmith, John. The life of J.D. Salinger. New York: Paradise Publishing, 2006.Talks about Salinger’s early life before he became famousIUPUI library

10 SUPPLEMENTAL BIBLIOGRAPHY
This would be on the back of index cards in traditional research methodsThe purpose of this is for you to assess the usefulness of the source and to reflect on its appropriatenessASSESSMENT:Is this a useful source? How does it compare w/ other sources? Is the information reliable? Is the source biased or is it objective?REFLECTION:Is this source helpful? How does it help shape your argument or topic? How can you use this source in your paper? Has it changed how you think about your topic?

11 SOURCE LETTERCITATION – use MLA Format – seeANNOTATIONS/NOTES ABOUT SOURCESOURCE LOCATION

12 Note Cards Electronic cards will be made in Microsoft PowerPoint
Write down the information FROM the source– facts to include in your paperYou will eventually have note cards for the paper.Use the formula of at least 4 notecards per concept as a guide.

13 Differentiate between summarizing, paraphrasing and copying directly from the source & document appropriatelySome researchers will put summarized text in one color or font, paraphrased information in another color or font, and copied information in a 3rd color or fontTHE ONLY WAY TO AVOID PLAGIARISM IS TO KNOW WHAT YOU HAVE COPIED FROM THE ORIGINAL SOURCE!

14 NOTESWrite a VERY brief summary of what is in the source. This helps you remember what the book is about. IDEAS: Why is this important? How will you use this information (or think you will use it?) How does this information relate to what you already know? Is it just a repeat of something else?)ASmith, John. The life of J.D. Salinger. New York: Paradise Publishing, 2006.This source creates a continuum of my author’s life from teen years to adulthood. It is written for children. The author did many things from age This source has photos of the author.

15 Notecards will also include the source letter that you have given the original source
You will record page numbers on the note cardsYou will give the note card a subject line to help with organizationYou will put your MLA citation on the notecard

16 Sample note card A Family
Letter of the source cardTopicAFamilyHis mother was a journalist for the New England JournalHis father was an accountantHe had five brothersPg 52Page numberVERY IMPORTANT!!!information

17 CITATION – use MLA Format – see www.easybib.com
SOURCE NUMBERSUBJECT OF CARDNOTES:Use a summary or a paraphraseUse a direct quotation/passage from the source – record who said it, who that person is, when he/she said it and why & the page number in the sourceIDEAS:Why is this important?How will you use this information (or think you will use it?)How does this information relate to what you already know? Is it just a repeat of something else?)CARD NUMBERPAGE NUMBER

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