Sample Paper on Annotated Bibliography Template

Source 1 citation:

Yee, Nick, Bailenson, N. Jeremy, Urbanek, Mark, Chang, Francis and Merget, Dan. CyberPsychology & Behavior. 2007, 10(1): 115-121.

Source 1 annotation:

The authors are clearly identifiable. Their credibility can be established as lecturers from Stanford University and Portland State University in Oregon. This is a scholarly journal. The study emphasizes the high similarity of digital technology. According to the authors, there is a continuous non-verbal social behavior in online virtual environments, which is similar to the real surroundings. The source applies observational study of a virtual community, Second life. Information was collected from avatars to evaluate the social norms such as gender, interpersonal distance, and eye gaze transfer. The modality applies was mouse and keyboard. The results were facts, as it was evident that the interpersonal distance and eye gaze transfer are related.

The results from the source are timely and relevant to the elites. The study answers the research question by highlighting the implications of technology on the social researchers. There is some instance of biasness in the source as it emphasizes the application of digital technology only. The applied approach of data collection is also biased as it examines observational tendencies. There are credible references on to source. Since it is the first of this nature, there are few contradictions with other sources. The source should be applied in this paper as it contains original and unique information.

Baylor University Institute for Oral History. Introduction to Oral History. 2014. Pages 1-21

The author of this information is not clearly identifiable as the source is written under an institution’s address. Therefore, there is no clear credibility of the author although the credibility of the institution is established. The source is peer-reviewed and emphasizes oral history as significant historical information offering accounts of experiences. The source contains significance of oral history as part of making history. There are facts for verification of the information.

The claim of the source is timely and relevant as it reviews the procedure in collecting information. The source also highlights the effectiveness of technology in collecting information. The source highlights application of technology in making history. This covers its relevance as related to the research question. There is no biasness in the source. There are other credible references, printed and online, cited in the source. The source agrees with other studies and hence, should be applied in this study.

Yilmaz, M. Rabia, Baydas, Ozlem, Turkan, Karakus & Goktas, Yuksel. “An examination of interactions in a three-dimensional virtual world.” Computers & Education. 2015, Vol. 88: 256-267

The authors are clearly identifiable and have established credibility. This is a peer-reviewed source with the accentuating source. The source is scholarly. The theme of this study is that the virtual world is closely related with education. The source appraises the relationship between education and the three dimensional virtual world.

The source is timely and relevant. It reviews the connection between education and the three dimension of the real world technology. The study focuses on effect of computers on education. This study is carried out through cross reference approach, which highlights both sides and weaknesses. There is little evidence of the biasness of the study as cross reference is applied instead of observational and survey. Other credible references have been cited as references. Hence, the study is co-relational with other studies. In addition, other studies have cited this as a reference. It is therefore a rich source of information for this study.

Ye, Hua Jonathan, Yuanyue Feng, & Ben C.F. Choi. “Understanding knowledge contribution in online knowledge communities: A model of community support and forum leader support.” Electronic Commerce Research and Applications. 2015, Vol. 14: 34-45

There are various authors cited in the study, all of them having established credibility. This is a peer-reviewed journal. The study emphasizes the contribution of online knowledge to the communities. According to the authors, online knowledge adversely affects communities. There is need therefore to realize the effects of technology. Information was collected through study of previous studies and cross-referencing them. The results were facts, as it was evident that there was an inter-relationship between electronic learning and the spread of knowledge.

The results from the source are timely and relevant as it answers the research question by involving the community. There are no instances of biasness as online knowledge is incorporated with the support from the community and the leaders. There are credible references on the source. Few contradictions with other sources have been experienced due to wide information in this topic. The study should nevertheless be applied in the paper.

Hughes, T. Perry. Human-built World: How to think about technology and Culture. NJ: Samblackman. 2004. Print

The source has an identifiable author with a credible background. This is a book, highlighting the effects of chemicals and technology in the natural environment. According to the author, little side effects can be realized due to human effects such as technology. The book thus highlights the effects of technology as part of human activities in the past. These are facts are the source is credible.

The source is timely as it highlights the effects of technology which the study reviews its relation with information. It is thus essential in answering the research question. There is no biasness as there are credible methods applied in the collection of information. Other references have been cited. The source agrees of most of the information so far collected in relation to the area of study. It should therefore be applied in this study.

Works Cited

Baylor University Institute for Oral History. Introduction to Oral History. 2014. Pages 1-21

Hughes, T. Perry. Human-built World: How to think about technology and Culture. NJ: Samblackman. 2004. Print

Ye, Hua Jonathan, Yuanyue Feng, & Ben C.F. Choi. “Understanding knowledge contribution in online knowledge communities: A model of community support and forum leader support.” Electronic Commerce Research and Applications. 2015, Vol. 14: 34-4

Yee, Nick, Bailenson, N. Jeremy, Urbanek, Mark, Chang, Francis and Merget, Dan. CyberPsychology & Behavior.

Yilmaz, M. Rabia, Baydas, Ozlem, Turkan, Karakus & Goktas, Yuksel. “An examination of interactions in a three-dimensional virtual world.” Computers & Education