Tips for Creating an Annotated Bibliography
Selected Internet Sites
Engle, Michael, Amy Blumenthal, and Tony Cosgrave, "How to Prepare an Annotated Bibliography . " Olin & Uris Library, Cornell University, http://www.library.cornell.edu/olinuris/ref/research/skill28.htm (accessed September 23, 2004 ).
Basic information on process, including a particularly useful link entitled, Critically Analyzing Information Sources < http://www.library.cornell.edu/olinuris/ref/research/skill26.htm>
Joyner Library Reference Department, "How do I Write an Annotated Bibliography?", East Carolina University, http://www.lib.ecu.edu/Reference/howdoi/annotbib.html (accessed September 23, 2004 ).
Describes the differences between an abstract and an annotation. Also includes tips on what to include in descriptive and critical annotations.
Memorial University Libraries, "How to Write Annotated Bibliographies." Memorial University of
Newfoundland http://www.library.mun.ca/guides/howto/annotated_bibl.php (accessed September 23, 2004 ).
Brief site, provides samples of descriptive and critical annotations.
University Library, "How to.Write an Annotated Bibliography." University of California Santa Cruz , http://library.ucsc.edu/ref/howto/annotated.html (accessed September 23, 2004 ).
Offers the definition and purpose of an annotated bibliography and includes information on what to include in the annotations.
University Writing Center , "Writing an Annotated Bibliography." Texas A & M University .
http://uwc.tamu.edu/handouts/writing/wrbiblio.html (accessed September 23, 2004 ).
Provides a detailed list of questions to consider when evaluating a source.
Writing Center , "Annotated Bibliographies." University of Wisconsin-Madison ,
http://www.wisc.edu/writing/Handbook/AnnotatedBibliography.html (accessed September 23, 2004 ).
Provides brief information (with samples) on the differences between indicative, informative, and evaluative annotations.
Harner, James L., On Compiling an Annotated Bibliography , 2 nd ed. New York : Modern Language Association of America , 2000. Z 1001.H33 2000 (located in ready reference)
Intended primarily to assist in the writing of book length annotated bibliographies, this pamphlet also gives tips on organizing the bibliography and writing styles.
Prepared by Tina Neville