Using the Internet or any database
Find source that you think is NOT appropriate, trustworthy, and persuasive to include in your essay.
Use the Source Evaluation Checklist to to analyze the quality, bias, and appropriateness of the source. Respond to the questions to write a paragraph. Be sure to include a quote that captures the main idea of the source and cite it properly in MLA format. This paragraph is your annotation.
Use this guide, the database citation generator, or an online citation generator to generate an MLA citation for this source.
Will you include this in your final draft of your essay or works cited?
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Zbib or Zotero Bib is my preferred citation generator. Simply copy and paste the URL of the website you'd like to cite in to Zbib, select MLA 8 from the citation styles menu, and then copy and paste your citation into your Annotated Bibliography.
General Format for Websites
Author(s). “Title of the Page.” Title of the Website, Publisher or Sponsor, Date of
Strong, Michael. “Forget the World Bank, Try Wal-Mart.” TCS Daily, Tech Central Station,
22 Aug. 2006, www.ideasinactiontv.com/tcs_daily/2006/08/forget-the-world-bank-try-wal-mart.html.
Website with no author
“Parenting Corner Q&A: Immunizations.” American Academy of Pediatrics, Feb. 2009.
Website with no website name and no date
Mazer, Cary M. "Bernard Shaw: A Brief Biography." Dept. of English, U of Pennsylvania,
www.english.upenn.edu/~cmazer/mis1.html. Accessed 21 June 2016.