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How to: Bibliographies

  • Annotated Bibliography VS Bibliography
    • A bibliography is a list of sources (books, journals, Web sites, periodicals, etc.) one has used for researching a topic. Bibliographies are sometimes called "References" or "Works Cited" depending on the style format you are using. A bibliography usually just includes the bibliographic information (i.e., the author, title, publisher, etc.)

    • An annotation is a summary and/or evaluation. Therefore, an annotated bibliography includes a summary and/or evaluation of each of the sources. Depending on your project or the assignment

  • To learn more about annotated bibliographies, why you should write them, and formatting tips, check out:

  • For more help on writing annotated bibliographies in different formats, check out: