An annotated bibliography is a list of your sources with description that summarizes and evaluates the source. These annotations inform readers of the accuracy and quality of the sources cited, and the relevancy of the article to the scope of the assignment/criteria. Depending on your assignment, your annotated bibliography could contain up to three elements:
The purpose of an Annotate Bibliography is to:
Visit the Madonna University Writing Center’s Online Writing Lab to find a video and handout on how to write annotated bibliographies. Also visit the Online Writing Lab for information on citation formats like MLA, APA, CSE, and AMA!