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Writing an Annotated Bibliography

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A bibliography is a list of sources used for writing a paper.  An annotated bibliography also includes a summary and/or evaluation.  It might include one or more of the following: 

  • Summary (what are the main arguments?)
  • Assessment (how useful is the source, is it reliable, is it biased?)
  • Reflection (how does it fit with your research?)

Here are some helpful websites with instructions and examples for creating an annotated bibliography-

Citation Resources LibGuide

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Check out the Citation Resources LibGuide for resources to assist you in making good decisions about when, where, and how to cite sources appropriately. Provides resources for multiple citation styles, including MLA. A great resource for guidelines and why and when to cite!