History of mental health and madness in Canada
Your annotated bibliography should include a minimum of EIGHT (8) sources, including a minimum of TWO books, a minimum of FOUR scholarly journal articles, and a maximum of TWO websites. An annotated bibliography includes all of the citation information needed to find a source and a paragraph describing the source. For citations, please use Chicago Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) style.
You can find examples and guidelines for this style on the UM Libraries History Subject Guide page: HYPERLINK “http://lgdata.s3-website-us-east-1.amazonaws.com/docs/1744/1250529/Chicago_Style.pdf” http://lgdata.s3-website-us-east-1.amazonaws.com/docs/1744/1250529/Chicago_Style.pdf
Each entry (of about 150-175 words) in your annotated bibliography should be summative AND evaluative. This means that you should: write a short summary of each work; identify its central argument; and, evaluate the work, pointing to its accuracy, coherence and its contribution to knowledge.
TIPS for identifying valid sources:
Look for the author’s credentials. Are they a person who has a documented knowledge of history, and in this specific area of study?
When was the source created? Is the research current? If so, look for more recent works that give you the same (or different) information.
What type of source is this – is it meant for a popular audience? Is this a scholarly, peer-reviewed source? Is it based in appropriate research and knowledge?
Some useful webpages about annotated bibliographies: