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This site from Trinity College presents visual information about how to cite various sources in a visual way, and they offer guidance on citing tricky sources. Check out the source help for APA, ASA, Chicago, and MLA styles.
This explains why annotated bibliographies are useful for researchers, provides an explanation of what constitutes an annotation, describes various types of annotations and styles for writing them, and offers multiple examples of annotated bibliographies in the MLA, APA, and CBE/CSE styles of citation.
This is a solid introduction to what literature reviews are and how to go about constructing one. Some of these tips are for writing much larger literature reviews than what you'll be creating for this class, but the general principles will still apply.
SAGE Research Methods provides a comprehensive picture of research methods (quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods) across the social and behavioral sciences. It includes more than 100,000 pages of SAGE book and reference material on research methods as well as selected material from SAGE journals.