A bibliography is a list of citations to books, journal articles, and other works.
An annotated bibliography is a list of citations to books, journal articles, and other works accompanied by descriptive and/or critical paragraph length summaries.
An annotated bibliography has two parts:
- Citation- Bibliographic information formatted according to a specific style (e.g., Turabian, APA, MLA). Bibliographic information usually includes the work's:
- publisher information
- volume/issue number
- Annotation- Descriptive and/or critical paragraph length summary of the work. The summaries of the work may include its:
- scope or purpose
- intended audience or level
- expertise and credentials of the author(s)
- objectivity of author(s)
- special features
- critical or descriptive evaluation