Annotated Bibliography: A bibliography where each citation is followed by a brief (150 words) descriptive and evaluative paragraph.
Bibliography: An list of citations to works (books, articles, documents, etc.) to which an author referred to during the writing process OR a list of citations to works on a particular subject.
Citation: A notation about a book, article, study, website or other information source that contains a standardized set of basic identifying information about the source, arranged in some standardized format such as APA or ASA.
Bibliographies are usually alphabetically arranged but for this assignment, your bibliography should be arranged from most to least important.
The purpose of an annotated bibliography is to provide descriptive and evaluativel information about the resources used in a writer’s research process or to serve as a review of the academic literature published on a specific topic. Its goal is to place research in a context and present an overall picture.
1. The process of compiling an annotated bibliography begins with:
2. Once you have your list, write a concise annotation that summarizes the central theme and scope of the work. Annotations should include most of the following: