An annotated bibliography is simply a bibliography that includes notes about each individual reference. Those notes may be descriptive or evaluative. For the purpose of conducting one’s own research and writing, it can be useful to create an annotated bibliography which includes notes about a particular source may be useful for the project.
Wesleyan University’s Library has a quick and useful guide to creating annotated bibliographies:
- Wesleyan University Library. “How to Write an Annotated Bibliography”.