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CREATING EFFECTIVE RESEARCH ASSIGNMENTS : Instruction for an Annotated Bibliography

Creating an annotated bibliography

  • How to Write an Annotated Bibliography
    CONTENT: how to write an annotated bibliography (and how an annotated bibliography might be useful to your research)
    MEDIUM/TIME: screencast with audio narration/5:34
    ASSESSMENT: yes; 5 true-false questions embedded
    NOTES: Transcript available
    Why PML Librarians like it: Clear instructions with examples showing article annotations

Creating an annotated bibliography

  • How to Prepare an Annotated Bibliography
    CONTENT: preparing annotatations of books, articles; annotations vs. abstracts, examples
    MEDIUM/TIME: Text only (self-paced)
    ASSESSMENT: none
    NOTES: Points out the difference (in appearance) between APA and MLA
    Why PML Librarians like it: Well-regarded site, resource that is frequently linked to reading/writing sites, clear examples; used for LIBR 100 course at some colleges.

Creating an annotated bibliography

  • Annotated Bibliography Samples
    CONTENT: information about and examples of annotated bibliographies in MLA, APA and Chicago Manual of Style
    MEDIUM/TIME: Text only (self-paced)
    ASSESSMENT: none
    NOTES: Provides examples in each of three citation formats: APA, MLA and Chicago
    Why PML Librarians like it: Though not interactive, this page is still useful