What is an Annotated Bibliography?
A list of your sources that includes a brief summary and evaluation of the source in reference to how it relates to the theme or purpose of your assignment.
Why write an Annotated Bibliography?
It will give you a better understanding of how your sources relate to the overall goal of your assignment.
How should the Annotated Bibliography be formatted?
The bibliographic information (title, author, date) should be written in MLA format, and the annotation should be in paragraph format.
For additional resources see the Purdue Owl's Annotated Bibliography handout.
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Currency: When was the resource updated last?
Reliability: Is the content primarily opinion? Are there supporting references?
Authority: Who created the resource? Can you contact him / her with questions?
Accuracy: What are the credentials of the author? Are there references for the source and can you verify the references?
Purpose: Why was the resource put on the web? Is there a product being sold? What is the domain extension?
Point of View: Who is the intended audience for the article?