Write Annotated Bibliographies
Bank Street Annotated Bibliography Guide
Read this blog post on how to write the perfect annotated bibliography using APA 6th edition.
The following are links to webpages on annotated bibliographies:
- University of Wisconsin-Madison
Contains examples of different types of annotations; discussion of what goes into the content of an annotation; as well as information about format and writing style.
- Claremont Graduate University
Includes sample entries, as well as questions to think about when writing annotations, such as: intended audience, use, theory, reliability of source, etc.
- Purdue University Online Writing Lab
Includes definitions of annotated bibliographies as well as the various purposes of annotated bibliographies.
- Cornell University Library
We have received permission to reproduce and adapt the webpage How to Prepare an Annotated Bibliography from:
Research & Learning Services
Cornell University Library
Ithaca, NY, USA
Examples of Annotated Bibliographies in the Library
Bauermeister, E., Larsen J., & Smith, H. (1994). 500 Great books by women: A reader's guide. New York, NY: Penguin Books.
Call# 016.3054 B344f
Day, F. A. (2000). Lesbian and gay voices: An annotated bibliography and guide to literature for children and young adults. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.
Call# 016.810809282 D273L
DeLong, J. A., & Schwedt, R. E. (1997). Core collection for small libraries: An annotated bibliography of books for children and young adults. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press.
Call# 011.62 D361c
Lilly, T. A., Pitt-Catsouphes, M., & Googins, B. K. (1997). Work-family research: An annotated bibliography. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press
Includes examples of annotations of journal articles.
Call# 016.3063 W927r
Ritter, M. G., & Flores W. (2000). Spanish picture books: An annotated bibliography with activities for teaching. Portland, OR: Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory.
Call# 011.62 R615s
Ward, M. (2002). Voices from the margins: An annotated bibliography of fiction on disabilities and differences for young people. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.
Call# 016.813 W261v
For many more examples, please ask the reference librarian.