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Abstracts, Literature Reviews, and Annotated Bibliographies: Annotated Bibliographies & Examples

A guide to writing abstracts, annotated bibliographies, and literature reviews

Style Guides

Your instructor may indicate which style they want you to use in the assignment's description or class syllabus. Below are the generally recommended subject specific style guides.

What is an Annotated Bibliography?

An annotated bibliography is a list of sources (books, articles, presentations, etc.) where each source is followed by a brief summary paragraph describing/evaluating the source. You can use annotated bibliographies to organize your work, provide an evaluation of resources in a certain discipline, and share insights for readers who might be looking to use those resources in their work.

How to Write an Annotated Bibliography

Annotated Bibliography Examples