This page will help students create an annotated bibliography. An annotated bibliography is different from a regular bibliography or works cited page.
Writing an annotated bibliography will help think about which source you should choose for your research paper. Your annotated bibliography will include one citation and one paragraph of notes (an annotation) for each of your sources.
This guide and video contain directions and tips for creating an annotated bibliography.
An annotation is a short note — normally 1 paragraph — that tells the reader important information about each of your sources. Note these three things in each of your annotations:
These resource can help you write your annotations: