Using the Site

First, log in using your Trinity username and password. Use the checklist on the right to move through the steps of the assignment, which involves formulating a research question, generating effective search terms, applying evaluation criteria, and completing annotations and citations. Short video tutorials will guide you throughout the process.

Create an Annotated Bibliography

As participants in the Information Literacy Program at Trinity, all first-year students should understand, access, and use information ethically in keeping with the University's Academic Honor Code. This assignment will introduce you to these skills and deepen your understanding of the issues presented in the book.

The Finished Assignment

You'll need to find, read, and evaluate two sources: a popular website and a scholarly article. You'll provide citations and compose annotations for each of them. We'll guide you through the process, and provide you with the skills you'll need to find and access library resources.