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Center for Writing Excellence © 2009 Apollo Group, Inc. All rights reserved Annotated Bibliography What is an annotated bibliography? An annotated bibliography is a list of citations to books, articles, web pages, and other documents. The reference citation is listed first and is followed by a brief description. The annotation informs the reader of the relevance and quality of the sources cited. What is the purpose of the annotated bibliography? In certain classes, you will be asked to write an annotated bibliography, which sounds quite intimidating, but is simply a brief summary of something you have read or consulted during the course of your research on a given subject. The annotated bibliography has a structured format, and the purpose for this is to provide the organizational tool you need to keep track of your research and references. The bibliography may serve a number of purposes: illustrate the quality of research, provide examples, review literature on a particular subject, or provide further exploration of the subject. Provided below is a sample annotated bibliography. Doctoral students should follow the sample annotated bibliography provided in courses. This sample annotated bibliography may differ in appearance from formatting required in the School of Advanced Studies. Annotated Bibliography
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