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Research: MLA Referencing Style: Annotated bibliography

What is an annotated bibliography

1. A bibliography is a list of details of sources of information.

2. An annotation is a short piece of writing (e.g. a paragraph) where you describe and evaluate a source of information. You use your own words in the annotation. 

Sources of help

Some IAs require you to provide an annotated bibliography as part of your work. 

  • Purdue Owl has a good page of information

  • Studyweb has a good list of tips about constructing an annotated bibliography (scroll down to the bottom of their page for the list), together with a good example.