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Parts of an annotation
Summary of the source: Explain the main points of the work briefly. Your summary should be original to you -- don't just copy/paste the publisher summary of a book or the abstract from a scholarly article.
Evaluation and/or commentary:
Authority: is the author [or publisher] qualified and/or has expertise in the content area? what's their background (in relation to the topic)?
Relevance: how valuable, effective, or useful was this source in your research?
Context: who is the intended audience of this source? what is the purpose of it? does there seem to be any bias? are there gaps in coverage?