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ESL Library Guide

This library guide contains useful library resources for ESL students, at Kent State University.

Research Papers

Annotated Bibliographies

The following links provide information on annotated bibliographies- definitions, components as well as samples. They are taken from Kent State University Libraries website as well other credible sources such as other writing centers from other Universities and Colleges.

 

Caution: Do not use a commercial website that offers to write your annotated bibliography for a fee.

Kent State University- https://libguides.library.kent.edu/annotatedbib

Purdue University- https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/614/03/

Cornell University- http://guides.library.cornell.edu/annotatedbibliography

Skidmore University- http://lib.skidmore.edu/library/index.php/li371-annotated-bib

Ashford University- https://awc.ashford.edu/tocw-sample-annotated-bibliography.html

University of Southern California- http://libguides.usc.edu/writingguide/annotatedbibliography

University of Wisconsin- https://writing.wisc.edu/handbook/assignments/annotatedbibliography/

Easy Bib

http://www.easybib.com/guides/annotated-bibliographies/

Samples:

University of North Carolina- http://writingcenter.unc.edu/handouts/annotated-bibliographies/mla-examples/

Utah Valley University- https://www.uvu.edu/writingcenter/docs/handouts/common_assignments/annotatedbibliography.pdf

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Writing Commons

Writing Commons @ KSU

The writing commons is located on the 4th Floor in the Library. Here, students can get help with any writing related questions. Sessions typically last 30-45 minutes depending on the goals the student has for the session; these may include editing your paper for clarity and language related issues such as spelling and grammar.  Students can schedule an in-person appointment, online writing lab appointment or an online Google Chat appointment. Please visit the link above for more information and resources at the Writing Commons.