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The Annotated Bibliography An annotated bibliography is a list of all the sources used for a particular paper or project. In the purest of forms, an annotated bibliography would list all of the sources that you looked at in your research process. For our purposes, you will just need to list the sources that you actually cite within the paper. Therefore, you are technically completing an annotated list of works cited (and yes, that is the title that should go at the top of the list). You can review p. 356-358 in your LB Brief for more discussion, but make sure you include the all three of the following elements in your annotation (the example in the book mainly just summarizes). The formatting rules for your basic MLA citations are the same as they are on a traditional Works Cited page. Follow all 8 th edition MLA rules to cite your books, journals, databases sources, etc. Following each citation, you will then need to include some additional information about your source. The information is as follows. Required Elements: 1. Summary--You should first summarize your source in 2-4 sentences. Think in terms providing the reader with just enough information so they have a good general idea of what the source was about. 2. Evaluation--You should then briefly evaluate the source in 2-4 sentences. Tell the reader why you used the source in the first place. What about the source makes it a
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