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Annotated Bibliographies


You may have an instructor ask you to create an annotated bibliography.

 Annotated bibliographies tell more about the work you are citing. An annotation can both describe and evaluate a source.

Here are some resources to help you get started in producing an annotated bibliography.

Purdue OWL citation guide offers solid explanations of how to compose an annotation:


How to write an annotated bibliography tutorial

Video from MacOdrum Library at Carleton University, Ottawa.







RefWorks is an online research management tool.  It allows you to collect, manage and organize research papers and documents.

You can read annotate, organize, and cite your research as well as collaborate with friends and colleagues by sharing collections. ​

Since it is web-based, once you have set up your personal account, you can access RefWorks anywhere you can connect to the Internet. It is available to all SU students, faculty, and staff.

To access: RefWorks 

For more information check out the guide: New RefWorks @ SU!

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