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REES-4398/5501: Senior Colloquium/Capstone Seminar

Annotated Bibliographies

In an annotated bibliography, a summary of the work cited follows the citation. "Annotations may simply follow the publication details (sometimes in brackets if only a few entries are annotated), or they may start a new line (and are often indented from the left margin)" (CMOS 14.64). The annotation is not simply the abstract of an article. The author of the annotated bibliography uses the annotation to summarize the source, evaluate it against other works cited in the bibliography, and comment on how it fits into their research.

The following are excellent resources that describe how to develop and write an annotated bibliography:

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