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Information Literacy, Level Two: Annotated bibliography help

Annotated Bibliographies

For your ENG 200 library information literacy classes, you will need to submit a annotated bibliography. An annotated bibliography includes correct citations for your sources plus an annotation for each. Each annotation should describe in complete sentences (not bullet points or fragments) what the source is about and how you would use it to help answer your research question. 

Starting Points

This online resource is a great starting point for how to cite sources in the most commonly used styles.

Always consult with your professor to determine which style you should use for any paper or project.  For citation help, ask for assistance at the library reference desk or the Meredith College Learning Center.

MLA Style

MLA Style involves parenthetical citations within the paper, plus a list of works cited at the end of the paper.

Citation Creators

Many research databases such as EBSCO and ProQuest offer "cite this item" features, which generate citations in the most popular styles (MLA, APA, etc.) for any source that you find. You can then copy-paste these directly into your papers.

WARNING: Be sure to double-check these citations against the rules for proper style, since they are NOT always accurate.