Annotated bibliographies are descriptive and evaluative lists of resources. They may include citations to books, journal/magazine articles, web sites, or other materials. Annotated bibliographies start with a citation which is followed by a brief paragraph that describes and also evaluated the information.
A typical annotation contains the following information in approximately 150 words:
These webpages offer examples of annotated bibliographies and include explanations regarding style and content issues.
Thank you to Caleb Puckett, Emporia State University and Vanessa Earp, Kent State University, for allowing us to borrow information from their LibGuides on Creating Annotated Bibliograpies.