Annotated Bibliographies Made SimpleIf you've looked at what's due for your Unit project, right about now you may be wondering...What is an Annotated Bibliography?An annotated bibliography is basically a “fancy” Works Cited page. It contains a list of the sources that you used in your paper, cited (in this case) in MLA format, with the addition of a brief descriptive and evaluative paragraph, the “annotation.” The purpose of the annotation is to inform the reader of the relevance, accuracy, and quality of the sources cited.Why am I asking you to do this?I think that it’s really important for you to think critically about the sources you’re using in your research. By doing an annotated bibliography, you will be able to examine each of your sources in-depth and come to some conclusions about their usefulness and quality. Also, this helps you to complete research prior to the writing of your paper—which saves you some work!
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Parenthetical referencing, right margin, Works Cited page, MLA Handbook