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JOUR458M - Special Topics in Journalism: Sports, Protest and the Media

Guide to selected resources for students preparing the annotated bibliography required in Prof. Kevin Blackistone's JOUR458M class.

Writing an Abstract

Not sure how to write an abstract? Check out this step-by-step guide from the The Purdue University Online Writing Lab (Purdue OWL):

Why is citing important?

There are several reasons why it is important to cite your sources properly:

  • It is important to give credit to the person or group who spent the time researching and writing in order to provide that information.
  • It allows your reader to find the source later if she wants to read it herself.
  • Citing experts gives credibility to the argument of your paper.
  • Proper citing indicates that you did a thorough job researching your topic.

The following resources can help you properly cite your sources. If you need assistance, please contact a reference librarian.

Preparing Annotated Bibliographies