An annotated bibliography resembles a works cited page, reference list, or bibliography because it will list properly cited sources about a topic in alphabetical order by author last name or source title. What makes it different than these is the inclusion of annotations written by you below each citation in the list. The type you use will depend upon your professor's assignment. Check with them about what type of information they would like to see in the annotations.
Example of annotated bibliography: Government Regulation of the Economy
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Published on March 9, by Jack Caulfield. An annotated bibliography is a list of source references that includes a short descriptive text an annotation for each source. It may be assigned as part of the research process for a paper , or as an individual assignment to gather and read relevant sources on a topic. An annotated bibliography can fulfill various purposes, from simply describing the sources to evaluating them and describing their importance for your own research. An example of an evaluative annotation in APA Style is shown below:. A new history of Western philosophy: In four parts.
An annotated bibliography is a list of citations to books, articles, and documents. Each citation is followed by a brief usually about words descriptive and evaluative paragraph, the annotation. The purpose of the annotation is to inform the reader of the relevance, accuracy, and quality of the sources cited.
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