INEG 4913: IE Capstone Experience

Engineering and Honors College Librarian

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Jay McAllister

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About This Guide

Welcome to the INEG 4913 Course Guide. This guide is intended to help you find the proper resources to assist you with your course work assignments and research. Click the appropriate tab on the left to find what you need. If there's an source that you're unable to locate or that it is unavailable request it via interlibrary loan

For more assistance or to set up a consultation with the Engineering Librarian, Jay McAllister, or send him an email.

Annotated Bibliography

An annotated bibliography is a list of sources followed by a short paragraph about each source. This is often a useful step in the research process before writing a research paper. The resources located on this guide are at your disposal and act as a recommended start for finding what you need. The pages on the left will help you locate articles, patents, and standards. After each citation follows the annotation. An annotation can be broken down into 3 parts: Summarize, Assess, and Reflect. Be sure to hit on all three and the length of the annotation can vary depending on the source. 

Summarize - Key arguments and main point. 

Assess -  Evaluate the source by using the CRAAP Test

Reflect - Usage for your topic. 

Annotated Bibliography in IEEE style

An IEEE annotated bibliography lists sources alphabetically and in numbered brackets. Be sure to follow the correct format of each source. For questions, always defer to your instructor’s guidelines when formatting annotated bibliographies.


[1] E. Nelson, "Using Six Sigma and Lean in the Library," College & Undergraduate Libraries, vol. 22, no. 3-4, pp.312-324, Oct.2015, doi: 10.1080/10691316.2015.1070701

This article mentions how strategies applied in manufacturing can be used in libraries when approaching forms or service, resources, and instruction. Libraries can benefit from process mapping to further eliminate waste and to determine what has value. Author Elizabeth Nelson is a librarian at McHenry County College. The purpose of this article is to demonstrate how lean six sigma can be used in libraries to make decisions and form policies. References suggest that the research is thorough and well documented.