Answered By: Melissa Whitesell Last Updated: Apr 26, 2017 Views: 8
What is an Annotated Bibliography?
An annotated bibliography is a listing of citations, along with a brief summary and critical overview of each source.
An annotated bibliography answers these questions:
Is it a reliable or current source?
Is there any bias?
Credibility of author or publisher?
What is the correct format for an annotated bibliography?
1. Provide the citation (source).
2. Write a brief summary of the article
- Include key points that support the thesis statement
3. Give a critical overview of the source.
- State if this source was a scholarly source
- Provide examples of why it is a valuable
source for others
The OWL @ Purdue has examples of annotated bibliographies.