Library Project: Annotated Bibliography
ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY WORKSHEET
This is the worksheet you will begin to fill out when you visit the Library. It will require that you include citations for the following:
It does not matter whether your resources are available in print or electronically, it does matter that they are credible!
ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY GROUP ASSIGNMENT
As a group, choose the 10 best sources and create an annotated bibliography using APA style.
Each group member should turn in completed annotated bibliography worksheets.
An annotated bibliography is a list of citations to books, articles, web sites, and other resources. Each citation is followed by a brief descriptive and evaluative paragraph, the annotation, to inform the reader of the accuracy, quality, and relevance of the sources cited.
An annotation is generally more than just a summary of a reference. A summary describes the main points of a source. Usually, an annotation both describes and analyzes a resource. Points to consider when making your analysis are:
Annotated bibliographies not only provide a list of the resources you used on a project, but also
There are several types of annotation used in bibliographies. You will be using the Combination type of annotation.
Informative: Summarizes the source beginning with the thesis, including the main arguments and proofs, ending with the conclusion.
Evaluative: Assesses the value of the source, outlining its strengths and weaknesses.
Combination: A few sentences summarizing the content and a few sentences evaluating the source.