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What is an Annotated Bibliography?

Last Updated: Feb 28, 2013  |  8 Views

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An annotated bibliography is a bibliographic list (list of sources used in research) that provides formated citations for sources as well as a short paragraph of description/criticism/evaluation of each of the cited sources.

Ellison, C. (2010). McGraw-Hill’s concise guide to writing research papers. New York: McGraw-Hill.

Because so many students ask us about annotated bibliographies each semester, Reference Librarian Elizabeth Ponder has put together a guide that explains what an annotated bibliography is as well as providing links to examples, other online guides, and rubrics for writing annotated bibs. Click on the link below to navigate to this guide.

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