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How To: Annotated Bibliographies

Click on the tabs below for information about how to create an annotated bibliography.

Welcome to the Annotated Bibliography Topic Guide!

In this guide you will find information and guidelines for creating an annotated bibliography. It is organized into sections to help direct your search for information. In the left-hand navigation tabs, you will find:

This section defines what an annotated bibliography is, what they are used for, and how they differ from other forms of summary and description.

In this section, you will find links to various resources and guides to help you create an annotated bibliography.

This section includes examples of annotated bibliographies in various styles.

In this section, you will find basic guidelines and links to topic guides that cover the specifics of the citation styles that you may be using, including MLA, Chicago, and APA. Use these guidelines to create the bibliography entries that you will be adding your annotations to.

If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact us and the library staff will be happy to help.