Annotated Bibliography Process Instructions
Please complete this annotation within 30 days.
- When a new book arrives at the CTE, the support staff will send it to
the library for barcoding.
- Once the book has returned from the library, Tracy will assign the book
to the appropriate CTE staff member based on his/her area of expertise and
- Upon receiving the book, please add your name to the Annotation Log in
the CTE_Library_List.mdb database found at
Y:\EXECOFF\CTE. (Please note: this link to the Y-Drive will only work on
Adding your book to this database will allow the
staff to determine if a book is lost/misplaced or being annotated, should
someone come to the CTE looking for a specific book.
- Open the database by double-clicking the
- Once inside the database, click the
Annotation Log command button. This will open a new window with the
- Type your name and your book information
into the empty row with the asterisk.
- Once completed, exit the log by closing
the window. You will be asked if you want to save the record, say
'yes'. Then exit the database.
- You have one month to create an annotation. The
annotation can be a few sentences, or a short
paragraph. To create an annotation:
For more information on writing annotations
How to Write an Annotation.
- Familiarize yourself with the contents
of the book. Examining the table of
contents, the foreword, and the introduction
can be helpful.
- Read as much of the book as is necessary
to understand its content.
- Outline or take notes of the information
you think should be incorporated in the
- Write a paragraph that covers the spirit
of the book or article without undue
emphasis on any one or more particular
points. Please do not write a critical
It is highly recommended that you create
your annotation in Microsoft Word, then copy
and paste your annotation into the form
below. BEWARE! If you leave this site
before submitting, you will lose any
information you have already entered into
- When your annotation is complete you may also
recommend additional keywords that can be
helpful when searching the library's Millennium
database. First check the Millennium database to see
which subjects are already listed, you may
find that the current listing is sufficient. If you
decide to recommend additional keywords, please
choose from the Subject Key Words list below.
- Submit the annotation to Tracy using the form
BEWARE!!! If you leave this site before
submitting you will lose any information you have
already entered in the form below.