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Annotated Bibliography Format Styles

❶Depending on the style guide you follow, you may also see this called a Works Cited or Reference List.

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While a bibliography is just a list of sources used when researching a topic, an annotated bibliography adds a summary and evaluation of each source, such as a description of the intended audience and the benefit of the source to your own research.

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The Ultimate Unabridged Annotated Bibliographies Guide. Your reference page should have the title Annotated Bibliography or Annotated List of Works Cited. Your sources may be organized alphabetically by author or title, by the publication date, or by subject. Ask your instructor how they would like this organized if they haven’t provided.

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What is an annotated bibliography? It is a bibliography in which you include a short summary or abstract of sources you are thinking of using for a paper. It is more than a works cited list, which gives only a bibliographic citation for the source. Examples of Annotated Bibliography By YourDictionary Bibliographies are used to cite sources that are used in a research paper. An annotated bibliography is more than a mere list of sources.