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What is an Annotated Bibliography?

What is an Annotated Bibliography?

What is an Annotated Bibliography?  
You’ve been asked to create an “annotated bibliography.” Maybe s(he) wants to see it as a first
step to a larger project; maybe it’s the main project for the course. Either way, do you really
have to read all those books and describe or evaluate them—especially in a short
time frame? What does a good annotation look like?
At a minimum, annotated bibliographies summarize a source and explain its relevance to the
writer’s chosen topic; on a deeper level, they function similar to a literature review, evaluating/
critiquing a resource and explaining its relationship to other scholarship on the topic.
This workshop will cover different types of annotated bibliographies, and is designed primarily
for undergraduates who have received one of these types of assignments, or for graduate
students who have had little practical experience with the concept. We will look at examples
of annotations, as well as strategies for reading and evaluating materials in a time-sensitive


Wednesday, February 21, 2018
11:00am - 11:50am
Clemons 407
Clemons Library
Workshop Beyond the Basics: Taking Your Research to the Next Level
Keith Weimer
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Keith Weimer